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Overview
Overview

Theresa Stadheim is a registered patent attorney and an associate at Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. Theresa’s practice involves writing and prosecuting patent applications in the areas of wireless technologies, military and government technology, cryptographic and secure systems,  computer architecture and programming, memory devices, and oil and gas industry technologies. She is a 2010 graduate the University of Minnesota Law School and received her Bachelor’s Degree in electrical engineering from Norwich University. Prior to becoming an attorney, Theresa worked for as a designer of electrical, software, and firmware systems for leading companies in the automotive industry and in the printing industry. Theresa is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer with certification in C++, C#, SQL Server, and System Architecture.

In her spare time she enjoys golfing and soccer. Theresa is also a ham radio operator with call sign NS9C.

Education
Education

University of Minnesota Law School
Minneapolis, MN, 2010
J.D., Grand Prize Winner and Honorable Mention
Winner – Foley & Lardner 9th Annual Intellectual Property Writing Competition,
Winner, 2009-2010 ABA Antitrust Student
Writing Competition, Participant, Intellectual Property Moot Court

Norwich University
Northfield, VT
B.S. Electrical Engineering,
Specialized in microcontroller-based design.

Bar Admissions / Professional Associations
Bar Admissions / Professional Associations

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Minnesota
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Associations

  • AIPLA – Standards and Open Source Committee
  • AIPLA – Patent Law Committee (chair of Programs subcommittee)
  • AIPLA – IP Practice in Europe Committee

 

Publications
Publications
  • Lexmark v Impression Products: Will International Patent Exhaustion Become RealityAIPLA Law Committe Newsleter, January 2016 
  • United States Claim Amendment Practice and Claim Interpretation: Varying Standards in Patent Prosecution, Inter Partes Review, and Patent Litigation
  • Teva v Sandoz: A New Standard for Appellate Review in Claim Construction, Public Domain: IP Committee Newsletter, Spring 2015
  • Software and Business Method Patents – Australia, China, Japan, Korea, and New Zealand, co-author with Paik Saber (of IBM) for AIPLA 2014 Spring Meeting
  • Panel Report: A New Approach to Antitrust Remedies, Federal Civil Enforcement Committee of the ABA Section of Antitrust Law Newsletter, March-April 2011
  • Mercatus Group and Androgel: Potentially Expanding the Noerr-Pennington Doctrine, Federal Civil Enforcement Committee of the ABA Section of Antitrust Law Newsletter, May-June 2011
  • FTC Round Table Discussion: tools to Prevent Patent “Hold-Up” in SSOs, Federal Civil Enforcement Committee of the ABA Section of Antitrust Law Newsletter, July-August 2011
  • How KSR v. Teleflex Will Affect Patent Prosecution in the Electrical and Mechanical Arts, 91 J. Pat. & Trademark Off. Soc’y 142 (February 2009) – this article has been cited in the Practitioners Manual of Patent Examining Procedure, 2011 edition, as well as in other law review articles
  • Rambus, N-Data, and the FTC: Creating Efficient Incentives in Patent Holders and Optimizing Consumer Welfare in Standards-Setting Organizations, 19 Alb. L.J. Sci. & Tech. 483 (2009)
Speaking Engagements
Speaking Engagements
  • Presented on “Functional Claiming” at the AIPLA IP Practice in London and Milan (June, 2016)
  • June 12, 2015 in Munich, Germany to the European Patent Institute.  Co-speaker Sharon Israel: “Lexmark v. Impression Products -patent exhaustion issues”
  • Latest Trends in EPO Practice: Amendment of Claims in the EPO and in the US, 2015 AIPLA Spring Meeting