Nathan Witzany is a registered patent attorney for Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner. Nathan received his law degree from William Mitchell College of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2006) and his undergraduate degrees in computer engineering (B.C.E, 2002) and computer science (B.S., 2002) from the University of Minnesota. His practice includes patent prosecution, IP portfolio management, landscape and freedom-to-operate analysis, non-infringement and invalidity opinions, patent acquisition and due diligence, and overall strategic counseling regarding intellectual property, product design and development, and patent defense and enforcement. He provides IP assistance for a wide range of clients, from small startups to large Fortune 500 companies, in electrical, mechanical, medical, software, and computer-based or computer-related technologies. Nathan has been selected as a “Rising Star” by Minnesota Super Lawyers (by Thomson Reuters) (2014 – 2019).
Nathan also has experience representing clients in quasi-litigation patent proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, usually in conjunction with concurrent litigation involving the patents. He was also an adjunct professor at Hamline University School of Law where he taught a semester long course on patent application preparation and prosecution.
William Mitchell College of Law
St. Paul, MN, 2006, J.D.
Magna Cum Laude
University of Minnesota
B.S. Computer Science, 2002
B.S. Computer Engineering, 2002
Selected as a Rising Star by Minnesota Super Lawyers (by Thomson Reuters) 2014-2019