Robert D. Gunderman P.E.

Bob GundermanMr. Gunderman has 30+ years of engineering related work experience, and is the President of Patent Technologies, LLC, a patent law firm with headquarters in Pittsford, New York.  He is also the owner of GND Engineering, PLLC. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology, and an MBA from the University of Rochester’s Simon School of Business, with a concentration in Entrepreneurship. He is a licensed patent agent in both the U.S. and Canada, and a licensed Professional Engineer in New York State.

He has also served in various civilian technical roles for the United States Air Force.  He was the founder of GRA, Inc., a test systems company that was sold to Eastman Kodak in 1987. He has started five companies, his most recent being Hydratics (, a company developing a patented low power desalination and moisture reduction technology. He serves on several boards, and holds issued patents in areas including electronic devices, micro and nano technology, medical test and treatment equipment, and software.

He has work experience in the fields of RF and radio communications, telecommunications, test and measurement systems, software and information technology, biomedical technology, microelectronics, thick film technology, aerospace and military electronics, power electronics, alternative energy, systems engineering, as well as construction and environmental engineering. He is a hands on engineer, taking great enjoyment in building and the lost art of craftsmanship and quality.