Patent Professionals

Patent Attorney

Ronald Rudder


Dr. Ronald (“Ron”) Rudder has helped clients obtain over 1000 patents over the last 20 years in a variety of different technical fields. Dr. Rudder focuses on nanotechnology, advanced electronics, advanced materials for electronics, semiconductor materials and processing, optics laser and imaging technologies (e.g. high efficiency LED), and vacuum technology.

He has a deep understanding of technologies gleaned from 13 years of experience as a Senior Research Engineer at the Center for Semiconductor Research with the Research Triangle Institute. He is also a former adjunct professor of chemical engineering at North Carolina State University.

Dr. Rudder has written more than 50 technical publications and possesses seven U.S. patents in the fields of advanced semiconductor devices and packaging.
Before joining IP&T Group LLP, he was a partner for Oblon, one of the largest and most renowned patent law firms in the United States.

  • George Washington University (JD)
  • North Carolina State University (Ph.D. in Physics)
Representative US Patents as a Research Engineer
  • US4870030
  • US5180435
  • US5168330
  • US5418018
  • US5643639
  • US6105518
  • US6514605
Bar Admissions
  • Commonwealth of Virginia
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office