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"Intellectual property has traditionally been an area of law lacking in diversity. For instance, a study released on April 20, 2015 by Law 360 revealed that among the patent law firms in the study, women make up only 24.27% of total attorneys and 21.56% of partners. A more recent study by Law360 (August 2017) shows that racial and ethnic minorities make up just over 15% of attorneys employed by US law firms in general. Patterson Thuente IP has and continues to strive to buck the trends when it comes to the diverse makeup of our team of IP..."

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Patterson Thuente Pedersen, P.A.

80 South 8th Street
Suite 4800
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: 612-349-5740


CEO and Managing Partner: Tom Dickson

Total No. Attorneys 2018: 22

Major Office Locations

Minneapolis, MN