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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.
Gain The Strength Of A Cutting-Edge Firm
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 IP 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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Congratulations to Daniel Bruzzone for being recognized as a 2021 Up & Coming Attorney by Minnesota Lawyer. Each year Minnesota Lawyer recognizes a group of attorneys off to a fast start in their legal careers. Daniel was named a partner in the firm in January of...
Jim Patterson and Brad Pedersen were named to the 2021 Minnesota Super Lawyers® listing for intellectual property. Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research....
Online sales represent a significant percentage of revenue for many companies. However, a seemingly endless number of cyber infringers have emerged to cash in on a seller’s success. There are a three common IP infringement scenarios that occur with online sellers on...