Michael Haukaas, Ph.D., practices Patent Law in the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Arts, and has extensive experience drafting and prosecuting Patent Applications before the United States and International Patent Offices. Dr. Haukaas also has significant experience preparing opinions to analyze various legal issues such as Patentability, Inventorship, Infringement, and Freedom to Operate.
Prior to founding Haukaas Fortius, PLLC, Dr. Haukaas developed and managed a significant Chemical Practice at a small Patent Boutique and worked as Senior Intellectual Property Attorney at one of the largest patent law firms in the U.S. Prior to becoming a Patent Attorney, Dr. Haukaas conducted Post-Doctoral Research in the field of Organic Semiconductor Synthesis for Field Effect Transistors.
Augsburg College, B.A., Biology, Cum Laude
Northland College, B.S., Chemistry
University of Minnesota, Ph.D., Synthetic Organic Chemistry
William Mitchell College of Law, J.D.
ADMISSIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
State Bar of Minnesota
State Bar of Wisconsin
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Association of University Technology Managers
American Chemical Society
American Bar Association
Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association