Richard S. MacMillan

Founding Member

Service Specialties

  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Copyrights
  • Licensing
  • Litigation and Litigation Support
  • Intellectual Property Management Systems and Support Services
  • Intellectual Property Management
  • Client Counseling Services

Rich MacMillan's practice focuses primarily on patent, trademark, and copyright prosecution and counseling. In his patent practice, Rich represents several clients in the automotive industry regarding transmission and drive train systems, interior seating and lighting devices, obstacle detection and camera systems, and cruise controls. He also represents clients in connection with a variety of motion control products (including electric, hydraulic, and pneumatic actuators), healthcare and biomedical products, and building and construction products. In his trademark and copyright practice, Rich represents clients in a wide variety of fields including industrial and commercial products, novelty items, and the entertainment industry.

Technology Areas

  • Computer Software/Internet
  • Electrical/Computer Engineering
  • Electro-Mechanical/Mechanical/Manufacturing/Automotive
  • Photovoltaic Technologies


  • Ohio
  • Michigan (emeritus)
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


  • Toledo Bar Association (Member, President)
  • Fellow, Toledo Bar Foundation
  • Toledo Intellectual Property Law Association (past President)
  • State Bar of Michigan (Intellectual Property Law Section)


  • Juris Doctor, with honors, The Ohio State University
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, with honors, Purdue University

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