Professor of Law
B.M.E., 1978, University of Minnesota
J.D., 1983, George Washington University Law School
Mitchell Hamline School of Law: professor of law, 2015-.
William Mitchell College of Law: professor of law, 1996-2015; associate professor of law, 1994-1996; assistant professor of law 1991-1994.
Associate attorney, Merchant, Gould, Smith, Edell, Welter & Schmidt, Minneapolis, 1986-1991.
Guest researcher, Max Planck Institute for Patent, Copyright and Unfair Competition Law, Munich, Germany, 1985-1986.
Clerk, Hon. Daniel M. Friedman, Washington, D.C., 1983-1985.
Patent agent, Parkhurst & Oliff, Alexandria, Va., 1982-1983.
Patent examiner, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Washington, D.C., 1978-1982.
Admitted: Washington, D.C., 1983; Minnesota, 1986.
Leadership & Service
Chair, Committee on Patent Legislation, American Bar Assn. Section of Intellectual Property Law, 1993-1995; chair, Committee on Patent and Trademark Office Affairs-Patents, ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law, 1995-; Bds. of Eds., Patent World, 1993-, & AIPLA Quarterly J., 1994-.