Richard A. Wulff

Phone: (312) 569-1476 (312) 569-1476
Fax: (312) 569-3476


Richard A. Wulff is a technologist and a lawyer who has spent his legal career in-house as well as in law firms. He represents clients in both transactional and litigation matters, including preparing and prosecuting patent applications over a broad range of technologies, rendering invalidity and non-infringement opinions, and working with teams of litigators on lawsuits having technology-related issues (both patent and non-patent).

Prior to joining Drinker Biddle, Rich was an in-house lawyer at Motorola Mobility, where he managed patent litigation in the U.S., UK, and Germany, including discovery, motion practice, claim construction, expert witness selection and preparation, and witness interviews.

Rich spent the first years of his legal career at a Chicago intellectual property boutique firm. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Rich served as an officer in the U.S. Army and worked as a civilian engineer on NASA projects.


Rich's representative matters include:

  • Multiple patent litigations.
  • State court lawsuits involving breach of contract regarding technology services.


Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • New York
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • State University of New York at Buffalo, B.S.E.E., 1998
  • University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1996
  • United States Military Academy at West Point, B.S., 1989

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Rich's Areas of Focus