Daidre Burgess Minneapolis Patent Attorney
Daidre Burgess Minneapolis Patent Attorney

Daidre L. Burgess

Partner - Patent Attorney

612.252.1558 | burgess@ptslaw.com

    Daidre Burgess is a patent attorney who focuses her practice on patent preparation and prosecution for both domestic and international clients in the chemical, biotech and mechanical technology areas. She also has experience with accelerated patent examination, patentability opinions and overall intellectual property portfolio management. Clients value Daidre’s appreciation for the business aspects of a project and her dedication to client service.

    Prior to pursuing a career in law, Daidre worked at 3M’s Abrasive Systems division. During her time with 3M, she served first as a technical aide, performing testing and data analysis, and later as an advanced product development engineer for the Coated Abrasives Lab. She was a Green Belt for Six Sigma operations and led numerous cross-functional development teams focused on new product development, process improvement, and test method development. She is co-inventor on two issued U.S. patents: US6758734US6846232

    • Agriculture-related compositions
    • Biomedical formulations
    • Click chemistry
    • CO2 abatement
    • Fuel cell technology
    • Green fuels and materials
    • Medical devices
    • Mechanical
    • Printing, packaging and lenticular technologies
    University of Minnesota, Institute of Technology, B.S., Chemical Engineering, 2000, Gopher State Scholar
    William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., 2006, cum laude, William Mitchell Law Review
    3M Circle of Technical Excellence nominee
    Patents on the Fast Track, Ideas on Intellectual Property Law, Year End 2010
    “Patentability of Nature-Based Products Derived from Nature Sources,” South Dakota State University Lunch & Learn, Brookings, SD, April 2015
    Minnesota Women Lawyers
    American Intellectual Property Law Association
    Minnesota State Bar Association
    Hennepin County Bar Association
    National Editorial Board, Thomson Reuters, Ideas On Intellectual Property Law
    LifeScience Alley Women’s Leadership Roundtable, 2014


    Supreme Court of Minnesota
    U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
    United States Patent and Trademark Office
    LegalCORPS Inventor Assistance Program, volunteer

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