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Paul Robbennolt

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Biography

My over 25 years of experience litigating technology-based cases has taught me that each case presents unique problems and requires unique solutions. I will work closely with you to make sure you understand what is happening in your case and why it is happening. We make you part of our team. You will never feel like you are in the dark. While I would never say I have seen it all, I have seen a lot and have learned valuable insights from each experience, making me even better able to help you reach the result you need.

Education

  • University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D.
  • Macalester College
    • B.A.
    • Honors: cum laude

Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • IP Contracts & Licensing
  • IP Consulting
  • Prosecution
  • Patent Trial and Appeal Board Proceedings
  • Patent Litigation
  • Trade Secret Litigation
  • Copyright Litigation
  • Trademark Litigation
  • Technology Contract Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1993
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin

Representative Matters

  • Representing a company with MRI technology that the purchaser failed to commercialize post-acquisition
  • Representing a company in patent infringement actions against 2 multinational companies relating to gaming technology
  • Represented Patent Owner in patent infringement suit related to shopping cart retrievers; forced favorable settlement for client;
  • Represented Defendant in patent infringement suits relating to wireless oximetry; obtained favorable settlement for client;
  • Represented Defendant in patent infringement suit relating to internet software; won summary judgment dismissal;
  • Represented Defendant in patent infringement suit relating to text messaging; obtained favorable settlement for client;
  • Represented Defendant in patent infringement suit relating to wireless data communications; obtained favorable settlement for client;
  • Represented Patent Owner in pending patent infringement suits related to accelerometers;
  • Represented Defendant in trade dress suit related to stilts; obtained favorable settlement for client;
  • Represented Defendant in trademark opposition and cancellation; won summary judgment;
  • Represented Defendant in patent infringement suits relating to spinal surgery; obtained favorable settlement for client;
  • Represented Plaintiff in patent infringement suit relating to spinal surgery; obtained favorable settlement for client;
  • Represented Defendant in trade secret case related to ATVs; obtained favorable settlement