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Patent Law Services
Formally establish ownership of your idea with a patent.
Trademark & Brand Protection
What’s in a name. Market distinction, earning potential and security.
Intellectual Property Litigation
Hold competitors accountable for intellectual property theft and defend your company when you’re accused.
Post Grant Proceedings
Challenge patents a the USPTO.
International IP & PCT
Compete in the global marketplace of ideas.
IP Strategy Development
Set your IP strategy and accomplish your goals.
Innovative Protection For Your Intellectual Property
We believe great ideas are infectious, exciting and exhilarating. They bring people together. They embolden and inspire. They create passion and loyalty. And they are worth protecting.
At Patterson Thuente IP, safeguarding your ideas is our passion. Ingenuity energizes our work as we help our clients across the globe seek patents, secure trade secrets, pursue copyright infringement lawsuits and more. Because intellectual property law is complex, we remain vigilant of new laws and precedents that could impact your case.
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A Passion for Success
Your goals become our mission. We celebrate our clients as they reach milestones and achieve their dreams. Let us remove any obstacles along the way.
With a large team, Patterson Thuente Pederson, P.A. brings you a wide range of experience. We are business-savvy while drawing upon deep knowledge of technology, engineering and science.
Bring us the complicated legal needs or issues you have. Your ideas and challenges are unique, so we will find creative solutions that work for you.
Download our eBook, What’s in a Name. The Guide to Pursuing Legally Defensible and High-Value Trademarks. It’s written for business owners, marketers and lawyers alike.
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News & Insights
Patterson Thuente IP is pleased to welcome our new Litigation Practice Chair, David Swenson. An innovative trial attorney and appellate advocate with more than 25 years of experience in IP law, David has successfully represented a variety of companies in high-stakes...
Join the University of Minnesota SIPLA chapter for a presentation by Dr. Michelle Saksena, an economist from the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, for a discussion of Progress & Potential, a report released last year by the USPTO that examines women...
Two companies with similar marks operated in the same region for more than 40 years without any actual confusion arising for consumers. Nonetheless, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) found a disqualifying likelihood of confusion when one company tried to...