Prior to joining the firm, Cindy worked for nine years as a Real Time Software Engineer at The Boeing Company where she worked for domestic and foreign customers implementing data link military standard protocols for airborne command and control platforms. Specifically, she became a subject matter expert with respect to a variety of message functionality including mission management, target engagement, and target tracking, to name a few. She gained experience in all stages of software development efforts, including requirements definition, design, implementation, testing, integration, and support.

Cindy leverages her software background to aid her patent preparation and prosecution practice. Ms. Rickett practices in a wide range of technologies including computer software and hardware, robotics, networking, cloud computing, predictive modeling and analytics, machine learning, light curtain technologies, sensor calibration techniques, drone technology, internet of things, navigation systems, obstacle detection and avoidance, communications protocols, authentication and authorization systems, token management, data over sound, blockchain technology, payment systems, search query algorithms, content management, marketing systems, user interfaces, among others.


Seattle University School of Law J.D. (2011)

Western Washington University B.S. (2002) Computer Science


Washington (2012)

Court Admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (2014)

Professional & Community Activities

Washington State Bar Association, Member

Washington State Patent Law Association, Member

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