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Jeffrey D. Patterson, Ph.D.

Of Counsel

Jeffrey’s Experience

Prior to joining Dority & Manning, Jeff was an associate at an intellectual property boutique in Seattle, WA where he prosecuted patent applications for clients in diverse technology domains including AI/ML, semiconductor design and fabrication, classical and quantum computation methods, AR/VR, 5G telecommunications, autonomous robotics, and internet-of-things. Additionally, Jeff gained valuable technical experience during his time as a senior engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab where he worked on the Mars Rovers and Jupiter-bound vehicles.

Jeff’s unique experiences and professional background allow him to assess interdisciplinary projects and deliver handcrafted solutions for our clients’ needs.  Jeff is focused on the personal goals of his clients and strives to maximize the value of their cutting-edge technologies.

Background & Credentials


  • Rose Hulman Institute of Technology (B.S., Physics and Mathematics, magna cum laude, 1995)
  • University of Colorado at Boulder (Ph.D., Physics, 2001)
  • University of Washington School of Law (J.D., 2012)


  • California
  • Washington
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Activities

  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers (Washington, 2023)

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