Robert Ray

Patent Attorney

Robert Ray is a registered US patent attorney with 17+ years of experience in IP practice, including over 11 years in IP leadership positions with global corporations, both stateside and abroad.  In these roles,  Robert built and managed teams to implement the in-house IP function for multiple different organizations developing advanced technology automotive and semiconductor products.  With a strong technical background based on an early career as a circuit designer and software developer, Robert has a wealth of experience across international and domestic patent prosecution, IP strategy, portfolio management, risk mitigation, licensing, litigation, and M&A.

Robert is well suited to prosecute, advise clients, and manage IP portfolios directed to advanced electrical, software, artificial intelligence and machine learning, communications, and electromechanical technologies.  Robert has direct technical experience managing complex technology portfolios a large variety of advanced automotive safety, autonomous driving, Internet of Things (IOT), and vehicle electrification technologies, as well as semiconductor and green energy technologies.

Rob received his bachelor’s in electrical engineering from the University of Minnesota, and received his law degree from William Mitchell College of Law.

  1. Ben Armitage

    Shareholder/CEO

  2. Michael A. Collins

    Shareholder

  3. Mark Burns

    Patent Attorney

  4. Richard E. Billion

    Of-counsel

  5. Robert Ray

    Patent Attorney

  6. Robert Myers

    Patent Agent

  7. Jennifer Buss

    Patent Attorney

  8. Alison Sachs

    Patent Attorney

  9. Ryan Meger

    Patent Attorney

  10. Ben Williams

    Attorney

  11. Julie A. Shea

    Practice Administrator

  12. Wendy Skelly

    Paralegal

  13. Stacey Dickinson

    Administrative Assistant

  14. Rebecca Krueger

    Paralegal

  15. Tea Simpson

    Paralegal

  16. Emerald Seeling

    Paralegal/Law Student

  17. Scarlett Figueroa

    Accounting Assistant