Patent Attorney

Direct Phone: (612) 977-3159


Prior to practicing patent law, Kory spent a year and a half evaluating product performance at Medtronic.  He participated in the development, marketing, and on-going monitoring of medical devices in accordance with federal regulations.  Kory was the managing partner of the firm Dang & Kotrba, Law Office, PLLC where he gained experience in a variety of legal areas.  Additionally, Kory spent a year as a professional prior art searcher for Cardinal Intellectual Property.  Currently, Kory is a team lead and has specific expertise in areas including networking, software, chemical engineering, chemistry, communications, optoelectronics, optics, alternative energy, desktop and mobile computing, and printing technologies.  Some specific technologies include polymers, sol-gels, laminates, bio-medical devices, and mechanical devices.  



Expertise & Practice Areas:   

Industry Types

  • Banking, Insurance & Finance
  • Chemistry/Chemical engineering
  • Energy
  • Internet, Technology & E-Commerce
  • Life Sciences
  • Oil & Gas


Practice Areas                                                                      

  • Alternative Energy / Green Energy
  • Automation
  • Cloud computing
  • Data analytics
  • Data Protection & Cybersecurity
  • Electronics / Electrical devices
  • Enterprise Systems
  • Food processing
  • Image processing
  • Information Technology
  • Material Science
  • Microelectronics
  • Mobile Device
  • Nanotechnology
  • Networking
  • RF technology
  • Semiconductor technology
  • Sensors and systems
  • Servers
  • Social media
  • Software
  • Storage media
  • Virtual machines 


  • Bachelor's Degree – University of North Dakota
  • Juris Doctorate - University of Saint Thomas-School of Law 
  • Registered - U.S. Patent and Trademark Office