Dorsey's patent and intellectual property lawyers have the technical skills to provide the relevant knowledge required in technological advances and convergences, offering our clients a solid understanding in diverse industries and arts. Many of our lawyers have advanced technical degrees, including Ph.D.'s, and most have industry experience in various areas of technical disciplines:

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Biology

  • Genetics
  • Materials Science & Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Nanotechnology
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Virology

Kerry Lee Andken

  • B.S., Biomedical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • M.S., Biomedical Engineering, Boston University

Shane Capps

  • B.S., Engineering with Mechanical Specialty, Colorado

Gina Cornelio

  • B.S., Engineering, Specialty in Electrical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines
Angela E. Dralle
  • B.A., Biology, 1998, Summa Cum Laude, Honors Diploma, Central College.  Emphasis in Molecular Biology and Microbiology
Kimton N. Eng
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Washington

E. Bradley Gould

  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Experience includes medical devices and implants, food processing and delivery machines, aviation, motor vehicles, semiconductors, manufacturing technology, fasteners, protective packaging, RF technology, gambling equipment, internet technology, e-commerce and telecommunication systems, sporting equipment, and office equipment
Bridget Hayden
  • B.A., Chemistry, University of St. Thomas

Brandon Hegstrom

  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Iowa State University
Stuart R. Hemphill
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois
  • M.A., Computer and Communication Sciences, University of Michigan
Brian Ignat
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
E. Michael Johnson
  • B.S., Biology and Physics, Morehouse College
  • Tutor, Office of Health Professions, general and organic chemistry
  • Undergraduate Minority Access to Research Careers (UMARC) Scholar
  • Research assistant at Brown University, Morehouse School of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH) and University of Minnesota in atmospheric science, biochemistry, molecular biology, neurology and ophthalmology
  • Additional coursework, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Matt Jonsen
  • Ph.D., University of Utah School of Medicine
  • B.A., Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder
Kerith M. Kanaber
  • B.S., Molecular Biology, University of Denver

John Kennedy

  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Kansas State University
Kenneth E. Levitt
  • B.S., Materials Science and Engineering, University of California at Los Angeles
  • Worked as an engineer in the Materials Laboratory for an aerospace company on adhesives, solders, coatings, and other components of computer guidance and control assemblies

Nathaniel Longley

  • B.A., Physics, Carleton College
  • Ph.D., Particle Physics and Astrophysics, University of Minnesota

Denton McAlister

  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Oklahoma
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Oklahoma

Michael McCormick

  • B.S., Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Northwestern University
  • Extensive experience in transactions involving the licensing, acquisition, development and management of patent and other technology assets
Paul T. Meiklejohn 
  • M.S., Inorganic Chemistry, Georgetown University

Angela Morrison

  • B.S. Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Michigan
  • M.S. Cellular and Molecular Biology, Colorado State University

Nathan Orme

  • B.S., Chemistry, University of Utah
Lee R. Osman
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Colorado State University
  • Patent Group Leader
  • Experienced at counseling in all aspects of patent law, including patent portfolio development and management, infringement, design around, patentability and validity analyses, licensing, and due diligence related to technology transactions
Jeff Peterson
  • B.S., Electronic Engineering Technology, Brigham Young University
Wendy Peterson
  • B.S., Chemistry, University of Minnesota
  • Patent preparation and prosecution in the areas of chemical arts and medical devices

Mike Rasmussen

  • B.S., Engineering with Mechanical Specialty, Colorado School of Mines
  • M.S., Engineering and Technology Management, Colorado School of Mines

Lev Rosenblum

  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Florida International University

Lori Sarageno

  • B.S., Polymer Chemistry, Biochemistry, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
  • Ph.D., Polymer Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, University of Florida

Lilian Shi

  • B.S., Engineering, Hunan University of PRC

Marcus Simon

  • B.S., Materials Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
  • M.S., Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania

Scott Smith

  • M.D., University of Arizona College of Medicine

Jennifer Spaith

  • B.S., Electrical Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • M. Eng., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

David Tseng

  • B.S.E., University of Michigan
David Walker
  • M.S., Molecular Biology (Neuroendocrinology), University of Denver
  • B.A., Biology, University of Denver

RJ Zayed

  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology