Paul J. Robbennolt is an experienced patent litigator and trial attorney whose practice focuses on patent infringement, trade secret, trademark, and antitrust litigation matters. Paul is also a registered patent attorney and has prosecuted patents in a wide variety of technologies, including medical devices, electrical devices and systems, and software. He shares a passion for protecting their intellectual property assets with his clients, and his work reflects this.
Paul successfully combines trial skills with the understanding of the technical demands of patent and other intellectual property issues. Paul works first with clients to understand their business strategies and then applies his deep knowledge of technology and science to the legal aspects of the case.
Paul litigates the full range of intellectual property matters, including patent, copyright and trademark infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets, and unfair competition. His clients come from a variety of complex industries, and he has represented clients such as Nonin Medical, Osteotech, and NetCurrents Information Services. In addition, he is an adjunct professor at Hamline Law School.
Outside of work, Paul lives in Plymouth, MN, and enjoys Twins games with his wife and two children.
U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, 1993
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, 2014
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2002
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2004