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The Advanced Guide to Understanding the Unified Patent Court (UPC) and Unitary Patent (UP) Under the European Patent System
Later this year the Unified Patent Court (UPC) and Unitary Patent (UP) will come into effect, which will impact all users of the European patent system. This webinar will provide an overview of the new legal system and strategic considerations.
Prior Art & White Space Analytics
Prior art and white space analytics are a lesser known analytics discipline, but are very powerful when executed correctly. This program will discuss these and how they are prepared.
5 Patent Prosecution Tips for Polymer Tech
Obtaining patent protection for inventions including chemical features has important differences from other subject matter. Learn how to maximize your chances of obtaining broad protection.

Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner

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Areas of Practice
  • Clean Technologies
  • Mechanical & Electromechanical
  • Medical Devices
IP Services
  • Acquisition Due Diligence
  • Freedom To Operate
  • Patent Analytics
  • Patent Prosecution
  • Portfolio Management & Analysis
Bar Admissions & Certifications

Jim Gould has completed extensive portfolio mapping in technology areas such as semiconductors, optics, gene promoters, biotech, surgical instruments, medical devices, well drilling, software, and financial services. In addition to many years with hands on experience as an Automotive Technician, an Aircraft Mechanic, and CNC operator (machining); Jim performed computerized trademark searches for Merchant & Gould for 20 years. Jim resides with his wife and son on their hobby farm in Kenyon, MN. He is a Firefighter and First Responder for the Kenyon Volunteer Fire Department.


University of St. Thomas School of Law
Minneapolis, MN, 2012, J.D.
3 year full tuition President’s Scholarship Recipient

Colorado College

Colorado Springs, CO, 1978
B.A., Major: Biology

Northland Community and Technical College
Thief River Falls, MN, 1997
A.A.S. in Aviation Maintenance

Hennepin Technical College
Brooklyn Center, MN, 1990
A.A.S. in Automotive Maintenance

Bar Admissions & Certifications
Bar Admissions & Certifications

Bar Admissions
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

MN Journeyman Automotive Mechanics License
FAA Airframe and Powerplant License
FCC Radio Telephone Operator’s License