Erik helps inventors protect their valuable intellectual property assets by offering a wide range of patent-related services.
Erik drafts new patent applications and communicates effectively with the USPTO to meet the needs of a broad range of clients from the conception of a new idea to patent issuance and beyond. Erik offers services across many technological areas, advancing innovation in biotechnology, mechanical engineering, computer science, ultrasound, food processing, and agriculture.
Erik’s own research experience in cancer genetics and crop domestication equipped him with a strong admiration and understanding of the dedication required to innovate. His commitment to client service reflects this appreciation.
Education & Admissions
University of Minnesota Law School (J.D., 2015), cum laude
University of Minnesota (M.S., Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology & Genetics, 2015)
University of Wisconsin - Madison (B.S., Genetics, 2011), Highest Distinction
- United States Patent and Trademark Office
- U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
News & Resources
New USPTO Guidance to Improve Predictability and Consistency in Subject Matter Eligibility Determinations
January 8, 2019
Events & Speaking Engagements
Intellectual Property Webinar Series: Patenting & Licensing When Subject Matter Eligibility is Uncertain
January 18, 2017
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Industries & Practices
- Food, Beverage & Agribusiness
- Intellectual Property Litigation
- Patent Prosecution, Portfolio Strategy & Management