Barry P. Rubin

Patent Agent
150 South Fifth Street, Suite 2200
Minneapolis, MN 55402
D: 612.336.4738
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Theresa N. "Tess" Powless
D: 612.371.5388


Baruch College (City University of New York)
M.B.A., Management, 1976

City College of New York
B.S., Electrical Engineering, 1972

Bar and Court Admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2007

As a Registered Patent Agent, Barry prepares and prosecutes patent applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. With more than 25 years of engineering and project management experience, including 20 years as a software engineer and as the sole inventor on two U.S. Patents, Barry brings the unique perspective of the engineer-inventor to his legal work. He has a broad understanding of electronics systems, programming languages, communication protocols and software systems.

Barry joined Merchant & Gould in 2004 as a Technical Advisor. He passed the Patent Bar in 2007 and became a Registered Patent Agent for the firm. In addition to patent prosecution, he has provided litigation support in a variety of fields, including computer hardware and software, semiconductors, and electronics.

Barry enjoys reading, watching sports, and playing golf in his off hours.

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