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  1. Intellectual Property: 70%
    26 years, 500 cases
  2. Commercial Real Estate: 20%
    38 years, 300 cases
  3. Employment: 10%
    38 years, 500 cases

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Nyemaster, Goode, West, Hansell, & O'Brien, Pc

625 1st St SE Ste 400
Cedar Rapids, IA, 52401-2032


IAAuthorized to practice law197501/13/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
IP Litigation & Employment LitigationBenchmark Litigation2009
Patents, Copyrights, IP & Commercial LitigationBest Lawyers in America2008
Intellectual Property & Employment LitigationSuper Lawyers - Thomson Reuters Publishing2007
FellowIowa Academy of Trial Lawyers2004
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1994
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderNyemaster Goode2008 - Present
ShareholderShuttleworth & Ingersoll1980 - 2008
Prosecution - 1975-1977; Head of Civil Division - 1978-1980Linn County Attorney's Office1975 - 1980
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Intellectual Property Law AssociationMember1993 - Present
Federal Circuit Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present
Iowa Intellectual Property Law AssociationMember1993 - Present
Iowa State Bar AssociationMember1975 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re: Method of Processing Ethanol Byproducts and Related Subsystems (‘858) Patent LitigationFavorable Summary Judgment Ruling
Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. v. Dekalb Genetics Corp., Monsanto, Inc., and Pfizer, Inc.Favorably resolved
Precision Replacement Parts, Inc. v. Auto Glass Components ,Inc.Favorably resolved
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Iowa College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Central Iowa SHRM Annual Legal and Legislative ConferenceIntellectual Property Considerations for Human Resource Professionals2016
2015 Labor & Employment Law SeminarIntellectual Property for the Employment Practitioner2015
2015 Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers SeminarIntroduction to Intellectual Property Litigation2015