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By Richard Gearhart
Founding Partner

Summit, New Jersey (Law Firm Newswire) – Gearhart Law is proud to announce that its founding attorney, Richard Gearhart, has been named an NJ Innovate100 Leader. This honor recognizes Richard’s significant contributions to New Jersey’s innovation ecosystem through his nearly 30 years of experience in intellectual property law.

The NJ Innovate100 is a prestigious initiative that celebrates leaders across various sectors who are driving innovation in New Jersey. Richard joins a distinguished group of CEOs, entrepreneurs, and community leaders who are shaping the state’s future.

Throughout his career, Richard has helped countless entrepreneurs, inventors, and businesses navigate the complexities of intellectual property (IP) protection, both nationally and internationally. His dedication to client success has been instrumental in their ability to achieve their goals.

The inaugural NJ Innovate100 celebration will be held on May 14 at 7:00 PM at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. The event will also mark the launch of Innovate New Jersey Volume 2 and the NJ Innovate100 digital initiative.

To register and celebrate New Jersey’s top innovators alongside Richard, please visit

We look forward to celebrating Richard and the other Innovator100 Leaders that New Jersey has to offer at the upcoming event. Please join us in congratulating Richard on this latest achievement!

About the Author
Richard Gearhart, Esq. is the founder of Gearhart Law and the host of a weekly radio show for entrepreneurs called “Passage to Profit”. He has built a firm with an international presence that helps entrepreneurs from around the world with their patent, trademark and copyright needs. Richard commands a breadth of experience that comes from nearly 30 years of practice in the writing and prosecution of hundreds of patents, and in all aspects of Intellectual Property law. In 2022, Richard was recognized by ROI New Jersey as a 2022 ROI Influencer in the Law List category for being one of the best of the best in New Jersey for intellectual property law. Gearhart Law emerged from Richard’s passion for entrepreneurship and startups and his belief that entrepreneurship grows the economy and creates jobs. When we started Gearhart Law, our goal was to help and support the new business ventures of 500 entrepreneurs and inventors. After 12 years, the firm has far surpassed this goal; today, we look forward to helping even more inventors and entrepreneurs get off to a great start and reach their own goals.