Mele K. Caufman

International Legal Specialist
150 South Fifth Street, Suite 2200
Minneapolis, MN 55402
D: 612.371.5331

As an International Legal Specialist, Mele serves as liaison to the firm's attorneys and foreign associates to prepare documents for all stages of prosecution for patent and trademark applications in the U.S.  Mele's job is to track deadlines, review and respond to correspondence from foreign associates and ensure that the firm's attorneys have the information they need.

Mele worked at Merchant & Gould as a legal specialist from 2004 to 2006, rejoining the firm in 2010. 

Mele likes to read, cook, practice yoga, ski and spend time at her cabin in northern Minnesota.


Minnesota Paralegal Institute
Post-Baccalaureate Program, Paralegal Certificate, 2004

Gustavus Adolphus College
B.A., History, 1997

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