Dr. Motsenbocker studied at SUNY StonyBrook and at University of California at Davis. He was a Chemistry Faculty member at a SUNY college, an electronic broadcast engineer with General Electric Broadcasting and a research scientist in medical diagnostics in the U.S. (Bayer) and Japan (Takeda Pharmaceutical). He was also a research fellow at the Institute of Intellectual Property in Tokyo.
Dr. Motsenbocker specializes, besides the prosecution of U.S. patents, in legal opinions and aggressive patent strategies, mainly in the U.S. Dr. Motsenbocker lives in Japan where he stablished the firm American Patent Works. Dr. Hinkelmann and Dr. Motsenbocker co-operate since about 20 years.