Our People

Our areas of expertise are in patent prosecution and litigation in the areas of physics/mechanical, electrical/electronics, medical devices, optical Instruments/equipment, semiconductor processing technologies, oil well drilling and production technology, and computer software. We counsel our clients on IP portfolio management, licensing strategies, designing around competitors’ patents.

Doug Christensen

Partner, Patent Attorney
612-315-4102

John Fonder

Partner, Patent Attorney
612-315-4108

Peter S. Dardi, PH.D.

Partner, Patent Attorney
404-949-5730

Curtis B. Herbert, PH.D.

Partner, Patent Attorney
612-315-4116

Stuart Olstad

Partner, Patent Attorney
612-315-4113

Colin Fairman

Partner, Patent Attorney
612-315-4326

 

Bill Anderson

Patent Attorney
612-315-4110

Allen Groenke

Patent Attorney
612-315-4115

Peder Jacobson

Patent Attorney
612-315-4114

Andrew Auderieth

Intellectual Property Attorney
612-315-4117

Sten E. Hakanson

Patent Attorney
612-315-4107

Donald W. Niles

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Diane E. Bennett, PhD

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Julie Erickson

Paralegal, Office Director
612-315-4101

Shari Thorndike

Paralegal, Operations Manager
612-315-4118