Raymond W. Zenkert, III


Ray has significant experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications as well as preparing patentability, clearance, due diligence, and infringement opinions.  

Ray is particularly knowledgeable in the areas of automation and SCADA technologies, including data acquisition, control protocols and signal conditioning, electrical engineering, software engineering, computer network architecture and topologies, network protocols, network security, and artificial intelligence. Ray also possesses specialized knowledge in the areas of advanced medical devices, such as MR/PET and other imaging systems, and image registration algorithms.

In additional to prosecution, Ray has been involved in patent and trademark litigation actions in several District Courts, as well as appellate practice, and is experienced in drafting motions, conducting discovery, and legal research. In particular, Ray is experienced in motions to transfer, preliminary injunctions, and motions for summary judgment.

Ray received a B.S. in Computer Science from the United States Air Force Academy and a J.D. cum laude from the University of Connecticut School of Law.  He is admitted to practice in the state of Connecticut.  

Prior to practicing law, Ray served as an Air Force Special Operations Officer where he managed and operated on military network infrastructure including classified network systems. 

In his spare time, Ray enjoys playing hockey, fly fishing, snowboarding, and programming.