Additional insights


  • “Recent and Pending Supreme Court Decisions in Intellectual Property,” Suffolk Law School (October 2006)
  • “The Unappealing Prospect of a Federal Circuit Cross-Appeal,” Technology Law Alert (March 2001)
  • “Intellectual Property Law Catches Up With the Internet,” Technology Law Alert (February 2001)
  • “The Coming Scourge [sic, Surge] of Internet Patents,” com Magazine (April 2000)
  • “Coerced Waiver of the Attorney-Client Privilege for Opinions of Counsel in Patent Litigation,” 80 Minn. L. Rev. 167 (1995)
  • “Patents: A Historical Perspective,” manuscript of casebook co-authored with Frank P. Porcelli, the John A. Reilly Visiting Professor of Patent Law at Harvard Law School

Speaking engagements

  • “Districts and Decisions: Does Location Really Matter,” IP Law Review (October 2008) (presentation given in New York City on venue selection for patent cases)
  • “Hot Topics in Supreme Court and Federal Circuit Law: Implications for IP Strategy & Licensing,” IP Symposium (April 2008)
  • “Remedies After eBay,” Presentation given in Seoul, Republic of Korea (December 2006)
  • “Infringement Licensing from a Licensee Perspective,” Hot Topics in IP Licensing 2006(Minnesota CLE) (June 2006)
  • “Substantive Issues for Pre-Suit Investigations,” Minnesota CLE (February 2006)
  • “Are Patent Attorneys Environmentalists? Post-Sale Restrictions on Use and Re-Use of Medical Devices,” Patent Protection for Medical Devices (Minnesota CLE) (May 2004)
  • “Update on Attorney Opinion Issues in Patent Litigation,” Chapter Fourteen, The IP Book(Midwest Intellectual Property Institute 2003)
  • “Claim Drafting in Contemplation of Implied License and Exhaustion Issues,” AIPLA Spring Meeting (May 2003)

Media mentions

  • “Rejected post-Arthrex bids signal uncertainty over USPTO authority,” World IP Review(August 2021)
  • “Patent Cases To Watch In The 2nd Half Of 2018,” Law360 (July 2018)
  • “Venue ‘Loophole’ For Foreign Cos. Open, But Limited,” Law360 (May 2018)
  • “Fed. Circ. Gives Patent Damages Experts More Flexibility,” Law360 (January 2018)
  • “Decline in patent suits raises questions for attorneys, law firms,” San Francisco Daily Journal (November 2016)
  • “Saying ‘Do It On A Computer’ Not Enough For A Patent, Supreme Court Rules,” Forbes (June 2014)
  • “Minnesota Draws Accolades for Settlement With ‘Troll’, The National Law Journal(August 2013)
  • Interviewed for Law360 Q&A (April 2013)
  • “Business Owners Adjusting to Patent System Overhaul,” The New York Times and recapped in Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, “How patent law changes are impacting startups“
  • “Are Business Methods Worthy of Being Patented?” San Francisco Daily Journal (May 2008)
  • “Federal Circuit Ruling Impacts Patent Owners,” National Law Review (April 2007)
  • “Patently Good Publicity,” IP Law & Business (May 2006)
  • “Lawyers Turn to Old Websites for Evidence,” Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (August 2005)
  • “Panel Tosses the Dictionary in Patent Cases,” San Francisco Daily Journal (July 2005)