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  1. Intellectual Property: 100%
    18 years

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15407 Mcginty Rd W
Wayzata, MN, 55391

15407 Mcginty Rd W
Wayzata, MN, 553912365



MNAuthorized to practice200408/14/2016
WIGood Standing199803/24/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateFOLEY & LARDNER LLP1998 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Intellectual Property Owners Associationco-Chair Trade Secrets Committee2006 - Present
Midwest IP InstitutePlanning Committee2006 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Cargill Meat Solutions Corp. v. Swift & Co. (No. 5:2005cv00021) filed Jan. 19, 2005 in Texas Northern District CourtSettled
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Publication nameTitleDate
Midwest Intellectual Property Institute Manual 2008Clean Your Room: Using Independent Development and Reverse Engineering to Manufacture . . . Defenses2008
IP Law & BusinessGreen IP: A Thorny Challenge2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Minnesota Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris Doctor1998
University of WisconsinChemistryBS - Bachelor of Science1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The New Lawyer Experience "Candid Advice for New Lawyers”2010
Food, Agriculture & Biofuels National Conference “Brand Sustainability and Your Intellectual Property”2010
Spring TechLaw ProgramFood & Agriculture: New Technologies to Feed & Power the World2009
IP SummitRegaining Control of your IP Budget - Practical Cost Containment Strategies2009
Expert Forum on Employment Trade SecretsRevisiting and Strengthening Company Policies with an Eye towards Avoiding Compromises of Business Information2009
ACI Forum on Reducing Legal CostsEnsuring Predictability and Genuine Cost Control/Reduction2009
5th Annual IP Counsel ForumGreen IP - Legislation, Patents and Trademarks for Green Technology2009
Midwest IP InstituteTrade Secrets: Clean Rooms2008
IP Trademark and Copyright Counsel Forum "Latest Developments in Trade Secrets”N/A