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Kyle T. Peterson

Adjunct Faculty
OSS 105
Mail OSS 101
2115 Summit Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105

Interests and expertise

Product design, micromanufacturing processes, technology planning, leadership


Kyle has represented clients with complex business issues involving patents and trademarks. He has a broad background in patentability and infringement analysis, intellectual property licensing, and client counseling relating to the retention and transfer of intellectual property rights. Kyle has also represented clients involved in domestic and foreign trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings, and litigated trademark infringement, unfair competition and trademark dilution cases and appeals.

Before earning his law degree, Kyle worked as an engineer designing precision components for the automotive, medical device, and office products industries. He also has industry experience in a wide range of disciplines including materials science, filtration, enology, and food science. While earning his MBA, Kyle conducted research regarding valuation methods for intellectual property and intangible assets.

Practice Area Focus:

  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Patent Procurement - Mechanical, Electrical, and Business Method Arts
  • Trademark Prosecution, Trademark Opposition and Cancellation Proceedings
  • Patentability, Patent Validity and Patent Infringement Opinions
  • Internet Law - Domain Name Disputes and Acquisitions


  • B.S. - Manufacturing Systems Engineering - University of St. Thomas (1995)
  • J.D. - William Mitchell College of Law (2000)
  • M.B.A. - Finance - University of St. Thomas (2004)

Fall 2019 Courses

Fall 2019 Courses
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J-Term 2020 Courses

J-Term 2020 Courses
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Spring 2020 Courses

Spring 2020 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
ETLS 853 - 01 Managing Intellectual Property M - - - - - - 1745 - 2045 OWS LL54

Days of Week:

M - - - - - -

Time of Day:

1745 - 2045



Course Registration Number:

22495 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:


Kyle T. Peterson

An introduction to intellectual property concepts, focusing on patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets, and emphasizing their role in strategic management.

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