. Brett A. Klein
has joined the Intellectual Property department
at Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A. He is a member of the Patent Law & Prosecution
, Intellectual Property Litigation, Intellectual Property, and Patent Litigation practice groups. He previously practiced at the international law firm of Dorsey & Whitney LLP.
His practice involves preparing and prosecuting patent applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and offering strategic advice to clients regarding growth and management of their patent portfolios. He focuses on patents in a wide array of mechanically related technologies. A registered engineer, Mr. Klein also works with emerging companies to help develop and implement their patent strategies, as well as mature companies in managing complex patent portfolios.
As an engineer with engineering career experience, he offers an unmatched ability to read and understand engineering drawings and efficiently wrap inventions into patent applications. In addition, Mr. Klein is an adjunct professor for the William Mitchell College of Law Intellectual Property Law Clinic. In this role, he assists students in representing clinic clients interested in protecting their intellectual property.
He received his J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law and his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Iowa State University. He lives in Jordan, Minnesota, with his wife and their four children.
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, the 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.