Sam’s practice at Carlson Caspers focuses on patent litigation and counseling. He has worked with leading technology companies in developing both domestic and international enforcement strategies that involve complex technologies. Sam also advises technology-driven companies in negotiating complex patent licenses, developing and managing IP portfolios, conducting infringement and validity studies and opinions, as well as due diligence and counseling on intellectual property issues in mergers and acquisitions.
Sam has employed his background in physics to investigate patent disputes in a wide range of the electrical, electro-mechanical, software, and optical arts, including advanced telecommunications equipment, wireless communication protocols and products compliant with LTE, WiMAX, WiFi and Bluetooth standards, medical devices, implantable defibrillators, remote patient monitoring systems, optical films, remote access over TCP/IP networks, military and commercial aircraft components, micro-electromechanical systems, projection light engines, predictive maintenance vibration analyzers and laser systems.
Based on his professional achievements and peer recognition, Sam has been featured by Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers Magazine as a “Super Lawyer” in the field of intellectual property.
Harvard Law School
B.S., Physics, summa cum laude
Minnesota Supreme Court
U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office