Michael S. Cordray

Michael S. Cordray

Patent Agent
Seattle P +1 (206) 903-8822 F +1 (206) 903-8820


Mike has patent experience across a broad range of technologies including medical compositions and devices, industrial automation, and oil and gas equipment.
Before joining Dorsey, Mike worked at a patent prosecution firm in Houston (The JL Salazar Law Firm) working on a diverse portfolio ranging from major oil and gas firms to biotech startups.  Prior to transitioning to patent law, Mike earned his doctorate in Bioengineering, and has hands-on technical expertise with a variety of fields including optics, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, biochemistry, and software.

Education & Admissions

Rice University (Ph.D., BioEngineering, 2015), Keck Fellow, SPIE Scholarship

Rice University (B.S., BioEngineering, 2006)


  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

Industries & Practices

Patent Prosecution, Portfolio Strategy & Management
  • Patent Prosecution, Portfolio Strategy & Management
Michael S. Cordray