Richard Placido


About Richard Placido

Richard is a seasoned Intellectual Property attorney. His distinct expertise spans across a broad range of legal fields, primarily focusing on intellectual property litigation, registrations, licensing, and associated transactions. Richard’s meticulous attention to detail, coupled with his deep understanding of the law, has served as a driving force behind his success. Prior to joining Peterson Watts, Richard was a critical asset to an international law firm, operating within its Intellectual Property and Corporate Practice groups. During his tenure, Richard honed his skills in a diverse array of legal practices, demonstrating a profound commitment to client service and a keen ability to navigate complex legal landscapes. Richard brings a unique attribute to his legal practice - language proficiency. Fluent in English, Spanish, and the coding language Python, and conversational in Portuguese. Richard possesses the ability to communicate with a diverse clientele and navigate the complex interplay between technology and law. His knowledge of Python allows him to understand the intricacies of tech-related cases better than most. In his free time, Richard is a dedicated family man, cherishing quality time with his wife and children. He is also a passionate learner, particularly intrigued by the intersection of technology and law. His curiosity fuels his ongoing education and innovation in his practice. When he finds time to unwind, Richard enjoys immersing himself in music, a testament to his appreciation for creativity and harmony.



California State University, Stanislause
BA, Political Science | 2004 - Jun 2007
San Joaquin College of Law
JD | Aug 2013 - May 2017


Blockchain Council | Feb 1, 2022


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