Erik Nyre

Erik Nyre

Minneapolis P +1 (612) 492-6845 F +1 (612) 340-2868


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 agricultural systems and equipment, industrial machine tooling, biotechnology, computer science, ultrasound, and food processing.

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. He received his B.S. in Genetics from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and his M.S. in Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology & Genetics from the University of Minnesota.

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


  • Minnesota
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota

Industries & Practices

  • Food, Beverage & Agribusiness
  • Intellectual Property
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Patent Prosecution, Portfolio Strategy & Management
  • Technology


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  • MSBA North Star Lawyer, 2016


Erik Nyre