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Caitlin Branson, a docketing specialist at Patterson Thuente IP law firm in Minneapolis, Minnesota, poses for a portrait in February 2023

Caitlin Branson

Docketing Specialist

Caitlin Branson is a docketing specialist at Patterson Thuente IP. Caitlin entered patent law in 2017 to explore a passion for helping others create. She assists Patterson Thuente paralegals and attorneys stay up-to-date on deadlines and correspondence with the United States Patent & Trademark Office and patent offices around the globe.


Outside the office, Caitlin is an avid coffee consumer and lover of cats (one of her three cats, Tim McClaw, is an office favorite), crafter and creator.


Hamline University

  • B.A. – Women Studies and Religious Studies, 2012

LIVIN Foundation

  • Community outreach lead and volunteer