Michael J. Incorvia, Ph.D.

Patent Agent

Contact info

(303) 863-2966

Contact info

(303) 863-2966

Dr. Incorvia is a patent agent with patent prosecution experience primarily in the areas of chemistry and physical science, including mechanical engineering.

His practice includes all aspects of patent prosecution in a variety of areas including organic and inorganic chemistry, polymers, biochemistry, textile science, nanotechnology, surface science, electrochemistry, colloids, pyro-and hydrometallurgy, medical and other mechanical devices, fuel cells, ultracapacitors.

Dr. Incorvia’s clients include mining companies, sporting equipment, and apparel manufacturers, for-profit research facilities, metal refining companies, domestic and foreign universities, water processing companies, textile manufactures, food processing companies, and petroleum service companies.

Before joining Sheridan Ross, Dr. Incorvia was a Director of Research in the areas of petroleum exploration and production, surface science, and physical chemistry.

University of California, Los Angeles (Ph.D., 1977)
University of California, Riverside (B.S. with honors, Phi Beta Kappa, 1972)

  • Patent Office Post Grant Proceedings
  • Patent Prosecution
  • Patent Search Services
  • Chemistry
  • Green Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering

United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2006

American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
American Oil Chemists’ Society
American Intellectual Property Law Association

Best paper award in area of Surfactants and Detergents, presented by American Oil Chemists’ Society.
New Jersey Council of County Vocation and Technical Schools award as an outstanding business partner for mentoring high school students.
Phi Beta Kappa

Presentations and Publications:

  • Speaker: “How to Read a Patent,” American Chemical Society National Conference, Denver, Colorado, 2015.
  • Co-chair of Controlled Release Society Consumer and Diversified Products seminar sessions. Organizing committee for Front End of Innovation Conferences cosponsored by the Institute for International Research and the Product Development and Management Association.
  • Chaired National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) Task Group T-11-2, an advocacy group within NACE on the technological advantages of corrosion inhibitive admixtures.
  • “Adsorption of Aroma Chemicals on Cotton Fabric in Different Aqueous Environments.” S. Kay Obendorf, H. Liu, K. Tan, M. J. Leonard, T. J. Young, and M. J. Incorvia, J. Surfactants and Detergents 2009 12, 43.
  • “Effects of Aroma Chemical Vapor Pressure and Fiber Morphology on Retention of Aroma Chemicals on Cotton and Poly(ethylene terephthalate) Fabrics.” S. K. Obendorf, H. Liu, M. J. Leonard, T. J. Young, and M. J. Incorvia; J. Applied Polymer Science 2006, 99, 1720.
  • “Adsorption of Aroma Chemicals on Cotton Fabric from Aqueous Systems.” H. Liu, S. K. Obendorf, M. J. Leonard, T. J. Young, M. J. Incorvia; J. Surfactants and Detergents 2005 8, 311.
  • “Distribution of Aroma Chemicals on Textile Fibers.” H. Liu, S. K. Obendorf, M. J. Leonard, T. J. Young and M. J. Incorvia; Perfumer & Flavorist March/April 2005.