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DeWitt Welcomes Partner Brian L. Stender to its Intellectual Property Group

GREEN BAY | MADISON | MILWAUKEE | MINNEAPOLIS – DeWitt LLP announced the addition of partner Brian L. Stender to the firm’s Minneapolis office. 

His domestic and international practice focuses on securing and enforcing the intellectual property rights in all facets of intellectual property, this includes patent prosecution, trademark and copyright registrations and intellectual property litigation, as well as preparation of patentability, infringement, and invalidity analyses and opinions on behalf of his clients, assessment and management of intellectual property rights during merger and acquisition transactions, and negotiating and licensing of intellectual property.  His technical experience is in the areas of renewable energy, chemical, life sciences, biochemical, mechanical, and medical devices.

Stender earned a J.D., magna cum laude, from William Mitchell College of Law, an M.S. in Chemistry from the University of Minnesota and a B.S. in Chemistry, magna cum laude, from Viterbo College.  He is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the Minnesota Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit and the U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin.  Stender has been recognized as a Minnesota Super Lawyers® Rising Stars.

He is a member of the American Chemical Society, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, the Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association, the Minnesota State Bar Association, and the Hennepin County Bar Association.

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 20 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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