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Anthony R. Zeuli

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In 2017, Tony and a trial team from M&G obtained a $5 million jury verdict in favor of Proformance Manufacturing, Inc.  The case involved patented window technology.  The trial court later reduced the award to $3 million, plus prejudgment interest and costs, which was affirmed on appeal.

In 2015-2017, Tony and a team from M&G represented Toro in three separate patent infringement actions. Following a favorable claim construction and reexaminations, all three cases settled favor...

  • DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 1995,

    with honors, Order of the Coif

  • Hamline University, B.A. Physics, 1990,

    cum laude

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Colorado Federal Bar
  • Minnesota Federal Bar
  • Minnesota State Bar
  • Illinois Federal Bar
  • Illinois State Bar
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Hispanic National Bar Association
American Intellectual Property Law Association
Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association
American Bar Association
Minnesota State Bar Association
Hennepin County Bar Association
National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA)
    Faculty Member
The Honorable Jimmie V. Reyna Intellectual Property American Inn of Court
    Master and Founding Member
The Children’s Law Center of Minnesota
Board of Directors

Featured in Chambers USA Guide 2023
Named the Best Lawyers® 2017 Patent Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Minneapolis
Included in The Best Lawyers in America© in the fields of Copyright Law, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent, Patent Law, and Trademark Law, 2007-2024
Named a Best Lawyer 2017 by Minnesota Monthly
IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners, Minnesota – Litigation, 2013-2017
Selected for inclusion in Minnesota Super Lawyers, 2004-2020
Selected for inclusion in Top 100 Super Lawyers in Minnesota, 2008-present
Named the Best Lawyers 2013 Copyright Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Minneapolis


INSIGHT: Steps to Prevent Losing Trademark Rights If the Owner Seeks Bankruptcy, Co-Authored with Ron Roteman, Bloomberg Law, May 11, 2020

Business Unusual: What’s Needed to Own a Business Method?, Bench & Bar of Minnesota, November 2, 2009

Notes and Trends, Bench & Bar of Minnesota – Monthly

TRIAL LAWYER’S NOTEBOOK, Intellectual Property Today – Monthly

Intellectual Property Protection: How to Get Started, co-authored, UCBC News, October 2006

Avoiding Patent Claim Construction Errors, The Federal Lawyer, Volume 51, Number Five – June 2004


Speaker/Moderator on Managing Your IP Portfolio: Recent Trends in IP Law, HNBA Mid-Year Convention, March 14, 2013


Vonage Fate Highlights Need for Strong IP Portfolio by Christine Caulfield, IP Law360, June 1, 2007