Raymond R. Ricordati, III has nearly two decades of experience as a patent attorney and litigator, serving clients in the U.S. and abroad. He has a degree in Computer Engineering and is quick to understand and master new technologies and to form excellent working relationships with clients of all shapes and sizes, with the single-minded goal of resolving matters successfully and efficiently.

In litigation, Raymond has extensive experience enforcing intellectual property rights and defending against infringement allegations for clients in a variety of technologies across many industries, including computer hardware and software, mechanical, electro-mechanical, electronic, and biotechnical. He has handled matters in federal courts across the country as well as the Federal Circuit, the Patent Trial and Appeals Board (PTAB), and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC).

Representative Experience

Raymond’s work ranges across a variety of industries, including:

  • Internet search services
  • Internet-based applications
  • Mobile applications
  • Electronic medical records
  • Embedded systems
  • Automotive technologies
  • Medical devices
  • Graphic user interfaces
  • Network servers
  • Telecommunication systems
  • File systems
  • Operating systems
  • Digital imaging
  • Databases
  • Data structures
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Enterprise resource planning software
  • 3D printing

Background and Credentials

Prior to earning his J.D. from The John Marshall Law School, Raymond received a B.S. in computer engineering from the University of Notre Dame.

Prior to joining Marshall Gerstein, he was an attorney at intellectual property and general practice law firms in Chicago.


  • The John Marshall Law School (J.D.)
  • University of Notre Dame (B.S.)
    • Computer Engineering

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Community and Professional Involvement

  • Intellectual Property Association of Chicago – Former Chair of Computer/Electronics Committee
  • North Suburban Bar Association – Former President
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