. Nathan J. Witzany
has joined the Intellectual Property department
at Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A. Mr. Witzany, an experienced patent lawyer, is a member of the Patent Law & Prosecution, Intellectual Property, and Patent Litigation practice groups. He was formerly with the international law firm of Dorsey & Whitney LLP.
Mr. Witzany’s practice covers many areas of intellectual property, and particularly patent procurement (domestic and foreign), patentability opinions, non-infringement and clearance opinions, validity opinions, diligence, licensing, and strategic patent counseling. He focuses on computer-related devices and software, electronics, data storage technologies, packaging, medical devices, mechanical devices and business methods. Mr. Witzany works closely with Winthrop & Weinstine’s patent litigators, providing him with an invaluable insight as to how the courts impact strategies for acquiring patent rights.
In addition, Mr. Witzany is an adjunct professor of the patent drafting course at Hamline Law School. In this role, he relies on his experience to provide students with the basic skill set needed to enter the stimulating world of patent prosecution.
He received his J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law, magna cum laude, his Bachelor of Computer Engineering from the University of Minnesota and his B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota.
About Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A.
Winthrop & Weinstine is an exciting, dynamic corporate business and commercial litigation law firm focused on building strong client relationships through shared values and commitment to excellence. In the past few years, Winthrop & Weinstine has been hiring Minnesota patent attorneys for its Intellectual Property practice.
A “Top 10 Law Firm” in Minnesota, with 102 attorneys in over 25 practice areas, the firm’s clients experience responsive, service-driven attorneys who passionately champion client issues, using innovation rather than outmoded tradition and creativity rather than standard formulas. The firm enjoys steady growth by meeting the diverse needs of its clients from individuals and emerging-growth businesses to Fortune
500 companies in an impressive array of industries throughout Minnesota, nationally and internationally.