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Focuses on patent prosecution, patent and trademark litigation and intellectual property licensing. Mr. Luehrs has experience working in state and federal courts and corporate settings. During law school and immediately thereafter, Mr. Luehrs completed an externship with the Honorable Michael J. Davis (U.S. District Court of Minnesota) and a fellowship with the Honorable Ann D. Montgomery (U.S. District Court of Minnesota). He then served as a law clerk to the Honorable Susan Miles (Minnesota District Court). Prior to joining WHIPgroup, Mr. Luehrs prosecuted U.S. and foreign patent applications with General Electric’s Global Patent Operation.

Education

J.D. University of Minnesota, Intellectual Property & Technology Concentration 2015
B.A. Bethel University 2011

Honors/Awards

Dean’s Distinguished Scholarship, 2012 – 2015
Dean’s List, 2012 – 2015

Court Admissions

States of Connecticut and Minnesota
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Blog Posts

My Patent License Says What?, May 16, 2019
TC Heartland: The End of Patent Venue as We Know It (But Patent Owners are Doing Fine), April 2, 2019
Real Parties at the PTAB – Don’t Leave Anyone Off the Guest List, October 9, 2018
PTAB Takes Mulligan in “Golf Cart” IPR, July 17, 2018
PTAB Persistence Doesn’t Always Pay, December 12, 2017
IPR Petitions Collapse For Failure to Identify Structure Corresponding to Means-Plus-Function Claims, September 8, 2017
Dislike v. Discourage: The Metes and Bounds of Successful “Teaching Away” Arguments, May 9, 2017
The P3 Program Warrants Extension, March 10, 2017

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