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Merchant & Gould P.C

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About Merchant & Gould P.C

Merchant & Gould is a full-service intellectual property law firm that has focused exclusively on IP law since it was founded in 1900.

As the pace of global innovation surges, intellectual property has become an increasingly integral and valuable part of business. Merchant & Gould helps sole inventors, emerging and established companies, universities, venture capitalists, and Fortune 500 and 100 companies stay ahead of the curve to gain leverage in new and existing markets. Our team of over 100 attorneys, registered patent agents, and technical experts thrive on the complex, the simple, the creative, the big picture, and the microscopic details that position our clients for business success locally, nationally, and around the world.

Merchant & Gould is distinctly qualified and passionate about partnering with our clients to achieve their goals. We bring a mix of deep technical experience, exceptional trial advocacy skills, and an affordable rate structure to provide valuable, highly effective and cost-efficient representation.

Office Description:

Merchant & Gould's Minneapolis-St. Paul office is located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. Founded in 1900 as Minnesota's first intellectual property law firm, the Minneapolis office provides a full spectrum of intellectual property legal services to clients in the Midwest, nationally, and around the world. The Twin Cities area is considered the economic capital of the upper Midwest. Home to Fortune 500 companies such as General Mills, Medtronic, 3M, and Ecolab, as well as high-tech firms, manufacturing companies, major financial companies, retailers, and the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis-St. Paul is a thriving region. Serving inventors, small businesses, and major corporations in the computer, medical, manufacturing, and consumer products fields, Merchant & Gould has grown to become the largest intellectual property firm in the region and one of the largest in the U.S. Our attorneys are committed to the betterment of the Twin Cities, providing pro bono legal services through organizations like the Children's Law Center of Minnesota and the Volunteer Lawyers Network, and participating on boards and committees of organizations throughout the metro and Minnesota. We represent many major corporations which are prominent in the computer, medical, manufacturing and consumer products fields.

Location and Practice Areas Wise Attorney Count:

Total Offices: 10

Total Attorneys: 91

Total number of Attorneys in this Practice Area:

Practice Areas No. of Attorneys
IP 40

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