Adam E. Szymanski


Patent Lawyers
Adam Szymanski is an associate attorney at Patterson Thuente IP and a member of the firm’s litigation team. Adam’s practice focuses primarily on litigation of intellectual property disputes.

Professional Experience

Serving as a law clerk for a major medical device manufacturer, Adam gained experience with patent litigation and post issuance proceedings, as well as IP due diligence and analysis related to mergers and acquisitions. He also has experience on the prosecution side, having prepared and prosecuted patents in the areas of chemical, mechanical and medical device technologies. Adam also conducts invalidity, freedom-to-operate and non-infringement analyses for clients.
Prior to joining the legal profession, Adam was an engineer with Interfacial Solutions where he designed and conducted polymer extrusion, photolithography and electrolytic etching studies. He is a named inventor on US Patent No. 9,551,072, which describes a method for depositing graphene in a solution onto a substrate by changing graphene’s solubility. The substrate can then serve as a carrier to deliver graphene in further applications, such as melt processing.

Representative Technology Experience

  • 3-D printing and additive manufacturing
  • Advanced materials
  • Aerospace
  • Chemicals
  • Communications and networking
  • Data storage media
  • Fluid handling and process controls
  • Life sciences and biology
  • Mechanical devices
  • Outdoor sporting and recreational equipment
  • Nanotechnology

Community Involvement

St. Paul Business Review Council, Member and Chair of Regulatory Subcommittee


Make America Innovate Again: Construing Patent Box Proposals in View of a Policy Mix Approach, Cybaris®: An Intellectual Property Law Review, Vol. 7, Iss. 2


University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S., Chemical Engineering, 2011
William Mitchell College of Law, JD, 2015, cum laudeCybaris®: An Intellectual Property Law Review


Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Supreme Court of Minnesota
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office


American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
Minnesota State Bar Association


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Adam E. Szymanski 

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