George H. Solveson
(414) 271-7590


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

George H. Solveson is a retired partner of Andrus Intellectual Property Law.

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. 

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 has reoresented Andrus as 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.