is the Director of Patent Law Programs at the University of Minnesota Law School, which offers traditional J.D. and LL.M. degrees specializing in patent law, and an innovative Master of Science of Patent Law non-J.D. degree program.
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A critical battle against systemic racism currently engages the United States. Patent practitioners across the country—from the University of Minnesota Law School (a mere 2.5 miles from the location of the killing of George Floyd) to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia (another 1,000 miles away)—must cast a critical eye towards our profession to identify systemic barriers in the patent field.