MINNEAPOLIS—March 8, 2018—Minneapolis-based intellectual property law firm, Patterson Thuente IP, welcomes attorney Sarah Stensland to the firm. Stensland joins as a partner and member of the firm’s litigation team. Her practice focuses mainly on patent and trademark infringement litigation, as well as representing clients in inter partes review (IPR) proceedings before the USPTO.
Stensland has considerable experience representing generic pharmaceutical companies in Hatch-Waxman litigation. As a lawyer and chemical engineer, Sarah has a solid command of her clients’ technologies and helps them understand the full market value of their products and processes. Her clients include US-based and multinational corporations in the pharmaceutical, medical device and engineered materials industries.
Prior to joining the legal profession, Sarah worked in the quality department of General Mills, where she gained first-hand experience in evaluating the composition of various products and raw materials. She also spent time at Cargill, where she was involved in projects involving agricultural commodities, refining processes and the production of ingredients used in consumer products.
Sara is admitted to practice at the U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit, the U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, the Supreme Court of Minnesota and at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. She is also a member of the Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association, the Minnesota Federal Bar Association, the Minnesota Women Lawyers, Equity Committee, and the Executive Women’s Golf Association.
About Patterson Thuente IP
Patterson Thuente IP helps creative and inventive clients worldwide protect, and profit from, their ideas. Practicing in the areas of patents, trademark, copyright, trade secrets, IP litigation, international IP protection, licensing and post-grant proceedings, the firm’s attorneys excel at finding strategic solutions to complex intellectual property matters. Patterson Thuente IP’s client-base represents a range of industries, including agriculture, aviation, biotechnology, chemical, computer/Internet, defense, entertainment, health care, mechanical technologies, medical device, nanotechnology, optics, pharmaceuticals, software and telecommunications.