Grant Fairbairn Named Chair of the MN Intellectual Property Law Association’s Patent Litigation - ADR - CAFC Committee

February 19, 2014

Fredrikson & Byron attorney Grant D. Fairbairn was recently appointed to Chair of the Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association’s (MIPLA) Patent Litigation – ADR – CAFC Committee. The committee discusses issues related to patent litigation, alternative dispute resolution in intellectual property law as well as activities at the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Fairbairn is an experienced trial lawyer representing clients in patent, licensing, and trade secret litigation. He uses that experience to advise clients on ways to maximize the value of their intellectual property assets and defend from attacks by other companies. In addition to Minnesota, he litigates in patent litigation hotbeds like California, Delaware, Florida and Texas. Beyond his extensive trial court practice, he regularly appears in cases before the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.

Fredrikson & Byron is a 275-attorney law firm based in Minneapolis, with offices in Bismarck, Des Moines, Fargo, Monterrey, Mexico, and Shanghai, China. Fredrikson & Byron has a reputation as the firm “where law and business meet”. Our attorneys bring business acumen and entrepreneurial thinking to work with clients, and operate as business advisors and strategic partners, as well as legal counselors. More information about the firm is available at www.fredlaw.com. Follow us on LinkedIn and on Twitter @FredriksonLaw.

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