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Samuel Cockriel

Samuel I. Cockriel assists clients with patent litigation, prosecution, and licensing. He has experience in the automotive, mechanical, and medical device areas.

Sam graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. While an undergraduate, he worked as a technician for an aircraft-component manufacturer and as a product designer.

Sam received his Juris Doctor from the George Washington University Law School, where he served as an Articles Editor of the George Washington Law Review and as a Dean’s Fellow for the first-year Legal Research and Writing course. Upon graduation, Sam received the Chris Bartok Memorial Award for excellence in the study of patent law.

The George Washington University Law School, J.D.
Brigham Young University, B.S., Mechanical Engineering
State Bar of California
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Chemical, Industrial & Materials

Building Construction

Construction & Home Improvement


HVAC & Passive Ventilation


Machine Shops


Pool & Spa



Consumer Products & Services

Sporting Goods & Recreation


Clean Technology

Energy Efficient Technologies

Green Transportation




Water Conservation

Wind Power

Medical Devices & Procedures

Ablation Technology


Catheters & Probes

Deep Venous Thrombosis

Dental Devices

Ear, Nose, & Throat

Glucose Monitoring & Insulin Infusion

Infusion Pumps

Minimally Invasive & Endoscopic Procedures

Ophthalmology & Eye Care


Stents, Valves, & Delivery Systems

Surgical Equipment

Transportation & Vehicles

Aerospace & Space Technology

Air conditioning / Heating systems

Auto Care

Automotive Transportation & Powersports


Engines & Engine Components

Filters (Air, Fuel, Oil)


Passenger Transportation

Personal Motorized Recreation Vehicles (ATVs, Snow Vehicles, Personal Watercraft)

Suspension Components

Tires & Wheels

Tools & Equipment

Transportation Equipment

Design Patents
Due Diligence
Global Portfolio Management
Infringement Risk 
IP Strategy
IP Transactions and Agreements
Opinions Counseling
Patent Strategy & Prosecution
Tech Transactions
U.S. Patent Prosecution

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