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Jim Blomquist’s law practice covers all types of commercial contracts including, particularly, technology-related matters and trademark law. His clients include software developers and users, as well as authors, publishers, school districts, public utility companies and nonprofit organizations.

For more than 30 years, Jim has represented clients in a multitude of contract and licensing matters. His legal work includes advice regarding intellectual property licensing and copyright protection, registration and use. He has extensive experience in advising clients regarding trademark use and registration, including representation at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

Jim is a past officer and chairperson, and currently an active member of the Computer Law & Technology Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association.

Practice Areas

  • Intellectual Property Law
    • Trademark Law
    • Copyright Law
    • Trade Secret Protection
  • Internet Law
    • Domain Name Registration and Protection
  • Business Organizations and Corporate
    • Commercial Contracts

Professional Certifications, Awards and Designations

  • Rated “AV Preeminent” (highest rating) by Martindale Hubbell Legal Directory

Bar Admission

  • Minnesota, 1974

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Dakota County Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Computer & Technology Law Section, Governing Council Member and Past Chair

Education

  • J.D., University of Minnesota, cum laude, 1974
  • B.S., Business, University of Minnesota, 1968
  • Continuing legal education courses on computer law, licensing and related topics including presentation on “Computer and Tech Law Year in Review” at Minnesota CLE’s 2012 Computer & Technology Law Institute
  • Burnsville Firemuster Board 1985-1989 (Chair, 1989)
  • Burnsville Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, 1997-2000 (Chair, 1999)

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