Theresa Stadheim is a registered patent attorney at Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner. Theresa’s practice involves writing and prosecuting patent applications in the areas of wireless technologies, military and government technology, cryptographic and secure systems, computer architecture and programming, memory devices, and oil and gas industry technologies. She is a 2010 graduate the University of Minnesota Law School and received her Bachelor’s Degree in electrical engineering from Norwich University. Prior to becoming an attorney, Theresa worked as a designer of electrical, software and firmware systems for leading companies in the automotive industry and in the printing industry. Theresa is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer with certification in C++, C#, SQL Server, and System Architecture. She was also awarded the AIPLA Women in IP Law Woman to Watch Award in January of 2017.
In her spare time she enjoys golfing and soccer. Theresa is also a ham radio operator with call sign NS9C.
University of Minnesota Law School
Minneapolis, MN, 2010, J.D.
Winner: Foley & Lardner 9th Annual IP Writing Competition
Winner: 2009-2010 ABA Antitrust Student
Writing Competition Participant, Intellectual Property Moot Court
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
AIPLA – IP Practice in Europe Committee
AIPLA, Mid-Winter Institute, March 2017
AIPLA, Women in IP Law, January 2017
AIPLA Law Committee Fall Newsletter, October 2016
AIPLA, October 2016
AIPLA Law Committee Newsletter, January 2016
United States Claim Amendment Practice and Claim Interpretation: Varying Standards in Patent Prosecution, Inter Partes Review, and Patent Litigation
Public Domain: IP Committee Newsletter, Spring 2015
Co-author with Paik Saber (of IBM) for AIPLA 2014 Spring Meeting
Federal Civil Enforcement Committee of the ABA Section of Antitrust Law Newsletter, March-April 2011
Federal Civil Enforcement Committee of the ABA Section of Antitrust Law Newsletter, May-June 2011
Federal Civil Enforcement Committee of the ABA Section of Antitrust Law Newsletter, July-August 2011
91 J. Pat. & Trademark Off. Soc’y 142 (February 2009) – this article has been cited in the Practitioners Manual of Patent Examining Procedure, 2011 edition, as well as in other law review articles
19 Alb. L.J. Sci. & Tech. 483 (2009)
AIPLA IP Practice in Europe Committee Meetings, June 2017
AIPLA Mid-Winter Institute, March 2017
AIPLA Annual Meeting, October 2016
AIPLA IP Practice in London and Milan, June 2016
June 12, 2015 in Munich, Germany to the European Patent Institute. Co-speaker Sharon Israel.
2015 AIPLA Spring Meeting