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Recent News and Events

Fredrikson & Byron strives to provide clients current business developments and legal updates. See the list below for our most recent updates and events.

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IAM Patent 1000 Recognizes Seven Fredrikson & Byron Attorneys in its 2021 Edition

Fredrikson & Byron attorneys Grant D. Fairbairn, Lora Friedemann, Thomas R. Hipkins, Ann M. Ladd, Kurt J. Niederluecke, Charles D. Segelbaum and David C. West are featured in the 2021 edition of the IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals.

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Question of the Day: New COVID-19 Healthcare Emergency Temporary Standard

What is all the buzz about Federal OSHA’s new COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard for healthcare providers?

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Six Fredrikson & Byron Attorneys Appointed to Positions Within Iowa State Bar Association

Fredrikson & Byron attorneys Kristy Dahl Rogers, Bret A. Dublinske, Bridget R. Penick, Emily S. Pontius, Brandon R. Underwood and J. Marc Ward have been appointed to positions within ISBA for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.

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John Koneck, Brian McCool, Alyssa Troje and Mark Vyvyan Among Minnesota Lawyer’s POWER 30 in Construction and Real Estate Law

Four Fredrikson attorneys were featured in Minnesota Lawyer’s POWER 30 in Construction and Real Estate Law.

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Construction Contractor Sales Tax Issues: Some Do’s and Don’ts

Construction is one of the more unique and fascinating industries when it comes to state tax. When working with clients on either sales and use tax planning or controversy matters, the sales and use tax structure facing contractors frequently prompts a number of unanticipated challenges.

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Minnesota Natural Gas Innovation Act Signed Into Law

On June 26, 2021, passing with bipartisan support, Minnesota’s Natural Gas Innovation Act (Special Session HF6, the Commerce and Energy Omnibus) was presented and signed into law by Governor Walz.

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Patent Attorney Robert Day Rejoins Fredrikson & Byron

Robert Day, Fredrikson & Byron Officer Robert Day

Attorney Robert Day has rejoined Fredrikson & Byron as an officer in the Patents, Intellectual Property,  and Intellectual Property Litigation Groups.

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Fredrikson & Byron Attorneys Named 2021 Great Plains Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Super Lawyers named eight Fredrikson & Byron attorneys to the list of Great Plains Super Lawyers and included two Fredrikson attorneys on the list of Great Plains Rising Stars.

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Corporate Attorney Benjamin Sharp Joins Fredrikson & Byron

Ben Sharp, Fredrikson & Byron Attorney Ben Sharp

Attorney Benjamin D. Sharp has joined Fredrikson & Byron as an associate in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group.

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Attorney Scott Johnson Elected to BioConnect Iowa Board of Directors

Fredrikson & Byron Attorney Scott Johnson

Fredrikson & Byron shareholder R. Scott Johnson was recently elected to serve a two-year term on the board of directors for BioConnect Iowa, Iowa’s leading resource for bioscience innovators and entrepreneurs.

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