Decades Of Experience In Science, Business And Intellectual Property Law

Ronald J. Corbett, Ph.D. | Senior Associate

Ronald J. Corbett Ph.D.

  • Senior Associate

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Practice Areas

  • Procurement
  • Counseling
  • Strategic Support


Experience includes preparation of responses and appeal briefs to U.S. and Foreign Patent Examiner's Office Actions. In addition, he has prepared Patent Applications Directed to: Integrated Circuit Packages; Biomedical Engineering Devices; Semiconductor and Optoelectronic Devices; Drug and Nanomechanical Applications, including: DNA, Polymers, Radiological Contrast Agents; Liquid Crystal Technology; Chemical Mechanical Polishing Technology.


  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas
    • Doctorate of Jurisprudence - 2001
    • Honors: SMU Ruppert and Lillian Radford Scholarship Award
    • Honors: Author of four law reviews
  • University of Calgary
    • B.Sc., Chemistry - 1978
    • Honors: Awarded, Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research Graduate Studentship
  • University of Calgary
    • Ph.D., Biophysical Chemistry - 1989

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2001
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2000

Past Positions

  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas (Dallas, Texas), Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology
  • National Institutes of Neurologic Disorders and Stroke, and Child Health and Human Development, Grant Reviewer


  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Pediatrics and Department of Radiology
  • Awarded Medical Research Council of Canada Research Fellowship