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Britta Loftus

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Biography

My role on the Padda team brings me in close contact with clients and the details of their businesses, technologies, and documents. I specialize in distilling the details of your legal and factual situation into a convincing story to obtain the results you need. To accomplish this, I collaborate with clients, experts, and colleagues to translate complex ideas, technologies, and legal principles into manageable concepts.

Education

  • University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa
    • J.D.
    • Honors: With High Distinction
    • Honors: Best Brief Award, Jessup International Moot Court Competition
  • The George Washington University
    • B.A.
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: English

Practice Areas

  • Intellectual Property

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • Iowa
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan

Honors

  • North Star Program Honoree – Minnesota State Bar Association, 2012

Representative Matters

  • Representing life sciences company pursuing trade secret misappropriation claims relating to cell culture devices;
  • Representing corporation in breach of contract dispute relating to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology;
  • Representing software company pursuing unjust enrichment and breach of contract claims involving software in the utility industry
  • Member of the trial team that obtained a multi-million dollar jury verdict in favor of client, prevailing on all counts, in patent infringement action relating to image transfer technology;
  • Member of the trial team that obtained jury verdict in favor of client, prevailing upon counterclaims for misappropriation of confidential information and conversion in matter relating to spine implant technology;
  • Represented public university in state court matter involving ownership of intellectual properties and breach of contract, resulting in assignment of all intellectual property at issue to client;
  • Prevailed upon motion to dismiss claims in trademark dispute before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board;
  • Represented accused infringer in a patent infringement action related to USB storage devices;
  • Represented plaintiff in patent infringement matter relating to formatted magnetic storage devices;
  • Represented water heating company in the energy industry in patent infringement and trademark action involving energy industry.