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DeWitt Partner and Co-Chair of its Intellectual Property Group Appointed to the State Bar of Wisconsin Intellectual Property and Technology Law Section Board of Directors

MADISON | MILWAUKEE | MINNEAPOLIS – Today DeWitt LLP announced its Partner, Christopher M. Scherer, was appointed by the State Bar of Wisconsin to its Intellectual Property and Technology Law Section Board of Directors for a three-year term ending July 1, 2023.

Scherer is the Co-Chair of DeWitt’s IP Group. His domestic and international practice involves all facets of IP law, especially patent and trademark prosecution. In particular, he is skilled in electrical and electronic circuits and systems, computer software, medical devices, medical patient monitoring and treatment technology, device fabrication, optical devices and systems, and mechanical devices. Scherer also serves as In-House Corporate Counsel on a contract basis for clients, where he manages IP portfolios, outside counsel and any litigation matters which may arise.

His clients include universities, small and large corporations, privately held businesses, and foreign law firms. He is actively involved in the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) and serves on its International Standing Committee on the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT).

Scherer, who earned his J.D. from the  University of Illinois – Chicago’s John Marshall Law School, and his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Marquette University, is a prolific speaker having given dozens of presentations to a variety of groups on the topic of IP law, and created and taught an Intellectual Property Law course in the Marquette College of Engineering. He is a past President of the Wisconsin Intellectual Property Law Association (WIPLA), and he is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), and American Bar Association (ABA).  He is admitted to practice in Wisconsin and Illinois.

About the Author

Michelle joined DeWitt in January 2011 as the Director of Marketing. She is responsible for the marketing, communication and business development efforts of the firm.

She has more than 19 years of experience in the legal marketing industry.  Michelle is a proud veteran of the United States Army Military Intelligence Corps where she served four years on active duty as an Arabic Linguist, with an emphasis in Egyptian dialect.

For more information about this article please contact Michelle Friedman, Marketing Director, by email or by phone at (262) 754-2877.

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