Meet Frank


Experienced Effective Representation for Businesses and Individuals


Frank Farrell has 40 years of experience and has represented U.S., Asian and European clients in state and federal court on many transactional and litigation matters.  He has extensive experience in patent infringement and other intellectual property cases and has extensive experience in trademark prosecution,  Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and Patent Trial and Appeal Board experience. His experience includes taking a patent infringement case to a successful jury verdict in 2010. He has been a lecturer on Intellectual Property Law topics for continuing legal education and other professional development seminars; He has structured and negotiated many patent, copyright and trademark licensing and technology transfer transactions, and has experience with infringement licensing.

He has represented clients in a broad range of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions,  equity offerings, joint ventures and strategic investments. He also advises businesses on intellectual property strategy, compliance, corporate governance, financing and technology acquisition and licensing.

At this point in his career Frank has a particular interest in representing early stage businesses, and has effectively represented clients where the other side has greater financial resources and a large law firm.  He has a set of skills and experience that gives his clients a unique combination of sophistication and affordability.

Frank has been actively involved with many professional organizations, including the Licensing Executives Society, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, the Computer Law Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association, the Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association and the Computer Law Association.

Frank is admitted in to practice in Minnesota and before the United States District Court for the Districts of Minnesota and Western Wisconsin and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.