Mr. Petersen is an attorney practicing exclusively in the field of intellectual property law. He helps technology-focused companies find sensible solutions to challenging patent problems. He represents major corporations involved in patent litigation, having served as principal counsel at both the trial and appellate levels. Mr. Petersen’s clients also seek his assistance to negotiate patent licenses and resolve patent disputes on favorable terms. With the ability to readily grasp some of the most complex technologies, coupled with his more than 30 years of experience in the field, Mr. Petersen is uniquely able to provide clear and sound advice to decision makers faced with patent obstacles in their businesses.
Mr. Petersen’s cases have involved a variety of technologies such as factory automation, electronic medical records, encryption, displays, image processing, barcoding, semiconductor fabrication, orthodontic appliances and business process software. He is actively involved in counseling clients in the areas of electric infrastructure, telecommunications, insurance and financial services. Below are some examples of recent engagements:
Before law school, Mr. Petersen was employed in industry as an engineer in the field of automotive electronics. Mr. Petersen presently serves as treasurer and a member of the board of the firm. He is actively involved in the legal community and various bar associations.