Christian J. Hansen

Associate - Patent Attorney


Patent Lawyers

Christian Hansen handles patent preparation and prosecution for clients in the medical device, mechanical and agricultural industries. In addition to his transactional work, Christian supports the firm’s litigation team.

Professional Experience

Early in his career, Christian worked as an engineer in an aluminum and magnesium foundry where he was involved in the production of aircraft components. He later joined the United States Navy, where he served his country as a pilot, flying the MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter and the C-26D Metroliner twin-engine passenger/cargo transport aircraft. His missions primarily included Navy Seal insertion/extraction, reconnaissance and logistics support. While serving in the military, Christian was credited with the rescue of six individuals, including one fellow service member.

Education

University of Minnesota, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1998
William Mitchell College of Law, 2012, magna cum laude, William Mitchell Law Review

Admissions

Supreme Court of Minnesota
United States Patent & Trademark Office

Memberships

American Intellectual Property Law Association
Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association
Minnesota State Bar Association

Publications

Statutory Construction and Policy Arguments for a Symmetric Approach to Promulgating Guidelines for New Section 102(b) Subparagraphs (A) and (B) – the First-to-Publish Grace Period Exceptions to Prior Art, Cybaris: An Intellectual Property Law Review, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Spring 2013 Case Note: Innovations to Historic Legal Traditions—Jackson v. Mortgage Elec. Registration Sys., 37 William Mitchell Law Review, 355, 2010
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Christian J. Hansen

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612.349.3019 hansen@ptslaw.com