Max M. Link

Patent Agent
150 South Fifth Street, Suite 2200
Minneapolis, MN 55402
D: 612.371.5380
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Lisa R. Stich
D: 612.336.4734

Max M. Link is a Patent Agent for Merchant & Gould’s Minneapolis office. With a practice focused on patent prosecution, Max helps companies in a wide range of tech industries protect their most valued property.

Patent Prosecution for Lifelong Protection

Max helps companies protect their intellectual property for life. He understands that it’s important for companies to obtain protection in a cost-effective and time-efficient way. That’s why Max cuts to the chase, diving into an idea to understand its unique needs in regard to each patent.

As a patent agent, Max completes the process of drafting, filing and negotiating patents with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on behalf of his clients. He understands the intricate patent process from start to finish, giving you the best chance of success in acquiring protection for your invention or IP.

Serving Clients With a Strong Background in Engineering

Max serves clients with a strong background in engineering, giving him an edge when it comes to technical ideas. He possesses a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering as well as a Master of Science in Patent Law from the University of Minnesota.

Yet, his passion for engineering began long before college. Growing up, Max worked on fixing cars with his brother and father, both successful electrical engineers. This was the spark he needed to fuel his future career.

Max also possesses a wide range of knowledge beyond mechanical engineering, including electrical, chemical and civil engineering. Through class work and past opportunities, he gained hands-on experience working with large companies in manufacturing engineering, electrical engineering and aerospace engineering.

Passionate about working with a wide range of technologies and industries, he’s ever-expanding his knowledge base with each client he assists. Staying true to his Minnesotan roots, in his spare time, he enjoys snowboarding, going to the gym, biking and enjoying the great outdoors.


University of Minnesota
     M.S., Patent Law, 2019

University of Minnesota, Duluth
    B.S., Mechanical Engineering

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