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Chad J. Wickman

Partner - Patent Attorney

Patent Lawyers

Chad Wickman’s practice emphasizes patent prosecution in the areas of medical devices, software, and mechanical and electro-mechanical technologies. He also assists clients with the development of their IP portfolios. Chad also has experience with intellectual property litigation, including complex controversies arising over patents, trademark, trade secrets, copyright, and unfair competition.

Representative Technology Experience

  • Computer software and mobile device (iPhone) applications
  • Diabetes therapy
  • Heart valve repair
  • Ice fishing equipment
  • Implantable electrotherapy devices
  • Knee implants and procedures
  • Medical infusion pumps
  • Oil and gas exploration and processing
  • Prosthetics
  • Retaining wall blocks
  • Seed treatment equipment
  • Semiconductor processing and shipping equipment
  • Spinal implants and procedures
  • Tradeshow displays


Iowa St. University, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2002, with distinction
University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., 2005, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif


Supreme Court of Minnesota
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


Minnesota State Bar Association
Chad Wickman Patent Attorney Minneapolis

Chad J. Wickman

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