George H. Solveson

Milwaukee Office
(414) 271-7590

Practice Areas

  • Local Counsel
  • Patent
  • Trademark & Copyright
  • Litigation
  • Transactions
  • Client Counseling

Technology Areas

  • Mechanical
  • Electrical & Software


  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (B.S Electrical Engineering)
  • University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D.)

Bar and Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia
  • United States Patent & Trademark Office
  • Supreme Court of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Claims

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George H. Solveson is a registered patent attorney and of counsel to Andrus Intellectual Property Law.

Over his entire career, George has received the highest Peer Review Ratings signifying the highest ethical standards and professional ability (AV® Preeminent 5.0 out of 5).  With a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering and a doctorate in law, George "has the right combination of skills to be an excellent patent litigator," according to his peers.  "He has an incredible amount of experience and is extremely meticulous."  In addition, George has been selected by his peers for inclusion in U.S. News' list of The Best Lawyers in America from 2012-2014 in the field of Patent Litigation and was named the Best Lawyers' 2014 Milwaukee Patent Litigation "Lawyer of the Year."

George has had the honor and pleasure of serving numerous domestic and international clients concerning the entire spectrum of intellectual property law.  He has litigated numerous cases in Federal Courts across the country, and also has extensive background in the application and prosecution of patents before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.  George has also successfully argued intellectual property appeals before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Among his achievements, George is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America, has been honored as a Wisconsin Leader in Law, has been selected for inclusion in Managing Intellectual Property's IP Stars list, and has been designated as a Wisconsin Super Lawyer® based on a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  He has frequently made presentations before clients (small and large), universities, bar associations, and other legal seminars.  George has presented numerous papers to such organizations as the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, the National CLE Conference in Colorado, the American Intellectual Property Lawyers Association (AIPLA), and the Patent Litigation Summit. 

George received a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1964 and a doctor of juridical sciences degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 1969.

George is admitted to practice law before the Supreme Court of Wisconsin, numerous federal district and appellate courts, the U.S. Supreme Court, and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

George is a member of the Seventh Circuit Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Bar Association, the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), the Wisconsin Intellectual Property Law Association (past Director), the Chicago Patent Law Association, and the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers.

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