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Richard Arrett Richard A Arrett
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
phone (952) 563-3005
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Richard A. Arrett is a registered patent attorney and a shareholder in the firm. Mr. Arrett is a 1984 graduate from the University of Minnesota with a degree in Electrical Engineering and is a 1987 graduate from Hamline University School of Law. He participated in the Giles S. Rich Intellectual Property Moot Court competition, once advancing to the national level, and has served as an adjunct professor at Hamline coaching Intellectual Property Moot Court. He is an active member of the Computer Law subcommittees of the Minnesota State Bar and Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Associations. He has extensive experience in all phases of patent, trademark, and computer law, including litigation. Admitted: 1987, Minnesota and U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota; registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Areas of Practice:
Computer Law
Litigation Percentage:
5% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Bar Admissions:
Minnesota, 1987
U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1988
U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1987

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1984
B.S. in Electrical Engineering

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Giles S. Rich Moot Court Team, 1985 - 1987

Minnesota State Bar Association
Member, Computer Law Subcommittee

Federal Bar Association

American Bar Association

Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association
Member, Computer Law Subcommittee

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