Find Intellectual Property Lawyers in St. Paul, MN

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patterson thuente

We believe that your ideas are worth protecting. Patterson Thuente is a team of world-renowned Intellectual Property Attorneys based in St. Paul, MN. We have decades of experience on the team, ranging from IP design patents and strategy, all the way to IP Litigation experts. Each one of these individuals has a passion for safeguarding your ideas. 


Our team of experts based in St. Paul, MN, helps local, regional, national, and international clients to seek patents, secure trade secrets, litigate copyright infringement, and more. Our team stays on the cutting edge of new laws, trends, and precedents that may affect your case, so that we can provide the best possible service to you. 


When you work with Patterson Thuente IP, you have the luxury of our competitive advantages. We bring a passion for success, abundant resources, and fresh perspectives. All of this helps our clients reach the full potential of their concepts and ensures that their ideas are protected. Learn more about our specialties:

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Patent law

Formally establish ownership of your idea with a patent

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Trademark & Brand Protection

What’s in a name? Market distinction, earning potential and security

Amy Salmela and Daidre Burgess, Principals at Patterson Thuente IP, working at a conference table

Intellectual property litigation

Hold competitors accountable for intellectual property theft and defend your company when you’re accused.

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Post-Grant Proceedings

Challenge patents at the USPTO

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International IP & PCT

Compete in the global marketplace of ideas

Jeffer Ali and Tom Dickson, Principals at Patterson Thuente IP

ip strategy development

Set your IP strategy and accomplish your goals.



Attorneys with engineering and science degrees


Patents granted in 2021


Trademarks registered in 2021


Jurisdictions in which we have experience

our team

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Protect your intellectual property in St. Paul

At Patterson Thuente, we bring together a team of world-class attorneys who combine business savvy, creativity, and expertise across disciplines to provide quality results. We believe that the biggest waves are made by our successes. That’s why we implement quiet humility and non-nonsense street smarts to demonstrate our quality through our results. 


Our St. Paul, Minnesota attorneys help clients near and far to protect and profit from their ideas. We bring technical, scientific, and business knowledge to the table, as well as a holistic understanding of how IP affects your business.


Some of our services include:

Our full-service approach allows us to be a partner to our clients in securing, managing and enforcing their intellectual assets. We are proud of the successes that our clients have achieved along the way. Email us for a consultation today – we look forward to discussing your ideas and intellectual property needs.