Our Experience Becomes Your Advantage

The attorneys and professionals at Andrus provide highly specialized and experienced legal counsel in a wide range of technical areas. All of our attorneys are educated engineers or scientists and are licensed to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, enabling them to recognize both technical and legal issues. In addition, many of our attorneys have experience as in-house counsel or engineers, lending insight into the business and commercial needs of our clients.


Bill W. Adolfsen, Ph.D.
Madison

Bill focuses his practice on domestic and international patent prosecution, strategic portfolio development, post-grant proceedings, and enforcement, particularly in the fields of biotechnology, chemistry and pharmacology. 

Ryann H. Beck
Milwaukee

Ryann focuses her practice on domestic and international patent and trademark prosecution and enforcement, with technical expertise in medical devices, patient monitoring and treatment devices, computer software, electrical and electronic circuits and systems, and mechanical devices.

Emily M. Chilson
Milwaukee

Emily focuses her practice on domestic and international patent and trademark prosecution and enforcement, with technical expertise in wearable apparel and consumer packaged goods, engines and control systems, transportation equipment, paper industry machinery, pumps and circuits, metal cutting machines, and other mechanical devices.

William L. Falk, Patent Agent
Milwaukee

Bill is a registered patent agent at Andrus Intellectual Property Law and focuses on domestic and foreign patent preparation and prosecution, with experience in HVAC devices, electromechanical controls, construction materials, hand tools, furniture, beverage-dispensing equipment, and exercise equipment. 

Tolga S. Gulmen, Ph.D.
Madison

Tolga focuses his practice in domestic and international patent prosecution, licensing, and strategic intellectual property portfolio development. His experience includes drafting, prosecuting, managing, and licensing patent portfolios with an emphasis on chemistry, materials, nanotechnology, catalysis, and biotechnology.

Peter T. Holsen
Milwaukee

Peter focuses on domestic and international patent and trademark prosecution and enforcement, with a focus on developing global strategies to maximize investments in IP. Peter has technical expertise in a variety of mechanical and electro-mechanical technologies, including engines and control systems, oil and gas technologies, and food processing equipment.

Benjamin R. Imhoff
Milwaukee

Ben focuses on domestic and international patent and trademark prosecution and enforcement, and develops IP strategies that complement his clients' business goals. Ben has significant experience in the medical technology field, including mechanical therapy devices, electrical patient monitoring systems and software-implemented imaging.

Thomas R. Knight
Milwaukee

Tom focuses on domestic and international patent and trademark prosecution and enforcement. Prior to attending law school, Tom earned a masters degree in business administration and a bachelor of science degree in biomedical engineering. Tom uses his legal, business and technical backgrounds to counsel clients in all areas of IP.

Joseph D. Kuborn
Milwaukee

Joe focuses on domestic and international patent and trademark prosecution and strategic analysis relating to product development. Joe has expertise with a variety of technologies, including medical devices, patient monitoring devices, RF technology, wireless devices, computer software and hardware, car wash controls and furniture designs.

Christopher R. Liro
Milwaukee

Chris focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation in federal district and appellate courts, administrative proceedings before the PTAB and ITC, and counseling clients in transactional matters, including licenses, joint development agreements and dispute resolution. Chris has served clients in a variety of technology areas.

M. Scott McBride, Ph.D.
Milwaukee

Scott focuses on domestic and international patent prosecution and enforcement, with technical expertise related to the patentability of genes, polypeptides, antibodies, diagnostic methods, new chemical entities, pharmaceutical formulations, vaccines, treatment methods, food products, cosmetics, animal feed products, and filtration technology.

Aaron T. Olejniczak
Milwaukee

Aaron focuses on guiding clients through IP disputes, including patent and trademark litigation at the district and appellate court levels, post-grant challenges such as inter partes review proceedings before the PTAB, and trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings before the TTAB. Aaron has served clients in a variety of technology areas.

George H. Solveson
Milwaukee

George is of counsel to Andrus Intellectual Property Law and focuses on patent and trademark enforcement and prosecution.

Kevin J. Spexarth
Milwaukee

Kevin focuses his practice on domestic and international patent and trademark prosecution and enforcement. His experience includes patent and trademark prosecution, IP management and planning, and corporate IP development. 

Michael E. Taken
Milwaukee

Mike focuses his practice on domestic and international patent and trademark prosecution, with extensive experience developing and managing global patent portfolios for large companies. Mike has served clients in a variety of technology areas. 

Tambryn K. VanHeyningen, Ph.D.
Madison

Tammy focuses on domestic and international patent prosecution, licensing, and strategic IP portfolio management. Her expertise focuses on the life sciences, chemistry and biotechnology, including vaccines, antibodies, protein therapeutics, gene therapy compositions, plant patents, biologic assays, and cell and tissue cultures.

Edward R. Williams
Newburyport

Ed focuses his practice on domestic and international patent and trademark prosecution and enforcement, with a focus on developing winning IP strategies for his clients. In addition to strategic planning, his experience includes IP litigation, cease and desist practice, licensing, development agreements, and corporate acquisition matters.