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  1. Patent Application: 50%
    15 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Intellectual Property: 25%
    15 years, 300 cases
  3. Internet: 25%
    15 years, 100 cases

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7601 Penn Av S
Richfield, MN, 55423


MNAuthorized to practice200108/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Minnesota Rising StarSuper Lawyers2009
Minnesota Rising StarSuper Lawyers2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerOppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly LLP2001 - Present
Patent AttorneyDorsey & Whitney LLP2004 - 2006
Publication nameTitleDate
AIPPI Journal, Vol. 49, No. 12“How to Balance User Utility and Commercial Revenues in the World of Hyperlinks and Trademarks”2004
Advertising Compliance Service, Volume XXIV, Issue 22, Bulletin #558, (Special Report #5)“How Much is That Hyperlink in the Window?"2004
The Computer & Internet Lawyer, Vol. 21, No. 1“Will It Get Quieter in Cyberspace? Trespass on the Internet”2004
The Computer & Internet Lawyer, Vol. 19, Nos. 6-7“Trademarks and Hyperlinks: A Policy Analysis”2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Chicago Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
MSBA Computer & Technology Law Section“Is Copyright Law in Need of a Digital Makeover?”2009
Minnesota CLE, MSBA Computer & Technology Law Institute“The Year in Review: Top 10 Computer and Tech Law Developments for 2009”2009
Minnesota CLE Webcast Seminar“Practical Tips for Protecting Computer-Implemented Inventions under Bilski and Section 101”2009
Minnesota CLE Webcast Seminar“Business Law Series: What Every Business Lawyer Needs to Know about Intellectual Property”2009
CPA Global Webinar“Reconsidering Accelerated Examinations: Five Lessons Learned Since the Launch of the AE Program”2009
Minnesota CLE, Midwest Intellectual Property Institute“Update and Outlook on Business Method Patents”2008
Minnesota CLE, Advanced Patent Prosecution“Changes To the Rules of Practice for Patent Appeals and IDS Filings”2008
Iowa Intellectual Property Law Association Annual Meeting“Bilski & Beyond: The Future of Business Method Patents”2008
2007 Computer & Technology Law Institute, Minnesota CLEInstitute Chair2007
Minnesota CLE, Hot Topics in IP Licensing“Open Source Software in Licensing Agreements”2006
Minnesota CLE Webcast Seminar“Introduction to Open-Source Software Licensing Issues”2006
Minnesota CLE, Midwest Intellectual Property Institute“Counseling Software Developers on Open Source Practices and Policies”2005
Minnesota CLE, MSBA Computer Law Institute“An Update on the Wild West: Anarchy on the Internet and the Bounds of Legality”2003