Law Student Event: Register by December 7

Patterson Thuente IP invites future intellectual property attorneys to hone their interview skills and resumes at our annual IP Career Prep event. This year our event will be virtual and multi-day! Have one-on-one mock interviews with our attorneys Let us review your...

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Copyright Law for vTubers "Businesses that hire consultants or independent contractors often fail to write a sufficient contract and later realize, “‘Oh my gosh, the person who created the work actually has copyrights in it.’” Our IP Litigation Practice Chair David...

Webinar: Prior Art After the AIA, Part 1

How are district courts interpreting the SCOTUS decision in Helsinn? Join Brad Pedersen and Gregory Allen, authors of Prior Art After the AIA Guidebook, for a CLE Webinar on Wednesday, October 14. This webinar is hosted by AIPLA and provides 1.5 CLE credits. Register...

Welcome David Swenson – Litigation Practice Chair!

Patterson Thuente IP has bolstered our full-service legal team with a new Litigation Practice Chair. Joining our team is David Swenson, an innovative trial lawyer and appellate advocate with more than 25 years of experience. David has successfully handled an...

Webinar: An analysis of women inventorship

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...

Bayh Dole and COVID-19: Here Come the March-In Rights

by Erin Herdeman Bayh Dole is the most well-known Act by which Congress can limit or infiltrate the “temporary monopoly” that is created by a patent. The use of a government march-in power created by this Act has been raised recently in various debates surrounding the...