Designed with inspiration. Backed by solid counsel.
Representing Anchor Wall Systems, Inc. Since 1989.
Legal Advice That's Never Watered Down.
Representing VOSS Water Since 2004.
Our Clients Have An Appetite To Deliver The Best.
Representing Schwan's Since 1981.
Intellectual Property Just Got Pretty.
Representing Lush Handmade Cosmetics Since 2006.
Offering Razor Sharp Performance In The Toughest Terrain
Representing Polaris Since 2005.
Smart Fluid Handling To Take You Forward, Faster.
Representing Colder Products Company Since 1981.
Protecting The Tools Of Any Trade.
Representing True Value Since 2005.
Keeping Our Clients A Step Ahead Of The Competition. Make That 10 Steps.
Representing Microsoft Since 1999.
A Century Of Heritage Driven By Excellence.
Representing Indian Motorcycles Since 2011.
Helping To Invent A Cleaner World.
Representing Donaldson Since 1920.
Protecting The Big, The Bad And The Ugly.
Representing Link Snacks Since 2003.
Reliable And Tough, Standards For Us Both.
Representing Toro Since 1970
We Can Tow The Heaviest Loads.
Representing Featherlite Since 2006.
Taking Care Of Customers Worldwide With Better Solutions.
Representing Vermeer Since 1994.
Representing UBERFAN Since 2013.

Since 1900, we have focused solely on the practice of intellectual property law. Before we were attorneys, many of us were inventors, engineers and scientists. As a result, we understand the passion that our clients have for their creations.

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Merchant & Gould welcomes David Bohrer and Mansi Shah to the firm with the opening of a new office in San Jose, California.

Merchant & Gould Welcomes Kendra Brodin

Merchant & Gould's new Manager of Business Development, Kendra Brodin, is based out of the Minneapolis office.

New address for Washington, D.C. area office

Merchant & Gould relocated its Washington, D.C. area office to Suite 600 at 1900 Duke Street.

John T. Winemiller Inducted as American Bar Foundation Fellow

Winemiller, a partner in Merchant & Gould's Knoxville office, is now a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

Merchant & Gould listed as an "IP Powerhouse"

Merchant & Gould was listed as an "IP Powerhouse" in a 2016 national report by BTI Consulting Group.

Rachel Clark Hughey chosen as "40 Under 40" honoree

Partner Rachel Hughey has been selected as a 40 Under 40 winner for 2016 by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

Inter Partes Review CLE Available On Demand

A complimentary recording of the recent "Current Developments in Inter Partes Review" CLE is now available.

Daniel McDonald named an Attorney of the Year

Daniel McDonald, a partner at Merchant & Gould, has been selected as an “Attorney of the Year 2015” by Minnesota Lawyer.

Merchant & Gould Named #2 Trademark Firm in Industry Survey

Intellectual Property Today ranked Merchant & Gould the #2 top trademark firm in the United States based on number of trademark registrations filed in 2014.

M&G Linker

The M&G Linker is Merchant & Gould's intellectual property reference directory for trademark, patent, copyright, domain name, and other IP information.

Merchant Post Grant Blog

After successfully challenging and defending many patents at the PTO, Merchant & Gould now shares post grant procedure resources and case updates in a dedicated website.