Attorney Ryan Spanheimer Joins Fredrikson & Byron

December 22, 2014

Attorney Ryan M. Spanheimer has joined Fredrikson & Byron’s Intellectual Property and Patents Groups. Spanheimer’s practice focuses on assisting clients in protecting their innovations, with an emphasis on adding value to the business and improving the client’s competitive position within the industry. His experience includes drafting and prosecuting patent applications, as well as constructing patentability, non-infringement, and invalidity memoranda and opinions. He has also conducted freedom to operate studies for billion-dollar product lines and helped with licensing of intellectual property. Spanheimer has assessed infringement and validity positions during pre-suit investigations, assisted in patent and general intellectual property litigation and managed patent portfolios.

Fredrikson & Byron is a 275-attorney law firm based in Minneapolis, with offices in Bismarck, Des Moines, Fargo, St. Paul, 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 Follow us on LinkedIn and on Twitter @FredriksonLaw.

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