Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association
The Corporate and Licensing Practice section addresses issues and the evolving law of IP transactions primarily from an in-house counsel perspective.
IP Law Revision
The IP Law Revision section analyzes changes proposed by the USPTO and provides a forum for enhancing our members' understanding and relationships with the USPTO.
The International Law Section provides a forum to discuss evolving IP law throughout the world and issues related thereto. The Section frequently hosts foreign attorneys to provide expertise and updates on IP law in their respective countries.
David Buck - Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner
The Patent Agent Section provides a forum for patent agent practitioners and others to discuss relevant topics in IP law. The Section includes practitioners from all aspects of IP law, including small and large law firms, in-house patent agents, solo practitioners, universities, and students.
Sudheer Chava - Dorsey & Whitney
Brad Wright - 3M
The Patent Litigation Section addresses issues and best practices in all areas of patent enforcement: litigation, post-grant procedures, and ADR.
Jessica Gutierrez - Robins Kaplan LLP
The Patent Prosecution Section provides a forum to discuss best practices, current case law, and administrative changes affecting patent prosecution.
Eric Curtin - Crawford Maunu PLLC
Trademark, Copyright, and Media
The Trademark, Copyright, and Media Section provides a forum to discuss best practices and the affects of changes in these area of law on our practice.
Patrick Gallagher - Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Stephanie Gamache Tungseth - Polaroid
Women in Intellectual PropertyStarted as an informal lunch group in the '80's, the Women in Intellectual Property Law (WIPLA) Section provides a forum for discussing and advancing knowledge of issues affecting women in the practice of intellectual property law. This section also provides valuable networking resources for women in the IP field.