Practice Emphasis

Before becoming an attorney, Carl worked as a machinist and later as an engineer designing and developing fluidic sensors and fluidic control systems.  He has extensive experience in the field of intellectual property including trademarks, copyrights and patents. He also represents clients in the filing and prosecution of foreign patent applications and Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) applications. Carl represents clients in intellectual property disputes, all phases of both patent prosecution and trademark prosecution, including patent and trademark oppositions. Carl also provides legal opinions, licensing services and settlement negotiation services.


Carl holds membership in the Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA) and the Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association (MPLA).


Carl obtained his law degree from William Mitchell College of Law in Minnesota. He received his Bachelor of Science degree and a Masters degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Minnesota.


Carl is admitted to the Minnesota State Bar; the U. S. District Court, Minnesota; the U. S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; and the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He is registered before the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office.