CARLSON CASPERS FIRM NEWS

Carlson Caspers names new shareholders Jennell C. Bilek, William F. Bullard, and Bradley W. Micsky, among firm promotions

Jury awards 14.38 million to Exmark Manufacturing in lawn mower patent retrial; damages then doubled after willfulness affirmed

Carlson Caspers dramatically reduces ediscovery costs for clients

Attorney At Law Magazine features Alexandra J. Olson in ``2018 Women In Law`` special issue

FEATURED ATTORNEY

JOSEPH W. WINKELS

Joe is a litigator at Carlson Caspers who focuses primarily on patent, trade secret, trademark, licensing and contract disputes. He has worked on matters involving a wide array of established and emerging technologies, from apparel, lawn care, concrete retaining wall blocks and paint, to complex optical, medical, telecommunications and three-dimensional printing products.

Joe has extensive trial experience and has been integrally involved with a number of multimillion-dollar Carlson Caspers trial wins. He has also counseled clients in relation to International Trade Commission (ITC) matters, Patent and Trademark Office review proceedings, and has been involved in numerous federal and state court actions involving contractual, trademark and trade secret disputes.

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WE TAKE ON CASES LARGE AND SMALL AND ROUTINELY COME OUT ON TOP.

What’s the secret to our success at Carlson Caspers? In part, it’s practice agility. Bigger is not always better. We do not set a windstorm of untrained associates loose on your case. We focus on your goals and leverage intelligent resources to achieve them.

SOME OF OUR RESOURCES

DEFEND TRADE SECRETS ACT
It is critical that employers review their policies, practices, and procedures surrounding their proprietary information.
INTER PARTES REVIEW PROCESS
The America Invents Act introduced inter partes review (“IPR”) as a mechanism to challenge the validity of a patent.
POST GRANT REVIEW PROCESS
A post grant review is initiated by a third party filing a petition within nine months of a grant of patent or issuance of a reissue of patent.
A GUIDE TO US PATENT LITIGATION
Get a complimentary copy of ``A Guide to US Patent Litigation`` here.

WE DO INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY. WE DON’T DABBLE IN OTHER AREAS.

Our focus affords you sound expertise guidance – from opinion work, to trial and appeal, to due diligence and monetization. Whether you’re a Fortune 500 company with a comprehensive portfolio of patents, trade secrets, trademarks and copyrights, or a lone scientist with on revolutionary idea, we will protect your genius. To learn more about our practices, click the learn more button below.