Timothy E Bianchi

Principal at Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner

Timothy E Bianchi is a principal of Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner. He is active in patent procurement, post-grant patent challenges, opinions, due diligence, acquisitions and patent litigation strategy. Mr Bianchi represents parties in inter partes reviews (IPRs), post-grant reviews (PGRs) and covered business method patent reviews (CBMRs). His background is in medical devices, signal processing, communication electronics, computer hardware and software. He has electrical engineering and research experience from employment with IBM, Honeywell and the University of Minnesota.

Mr Bianchi has been named in the IAM Global Leaders, IAM Strategy 300 and IAM Patent 1000 by IAM magazine; a “PTAB Litigator of the Year” and “IP Star” by Managing IP magazine; and a “Minnesota SuperLawyer” by Thomson Reuters.

Mr Bianchi’s career highlights include establishing a practice for IPRs, CBMRs and PGRs. He also created and managed a medical device portfolio that was ranked number 1 in healthcare by IAM in 2018. Further, he created a medical device patent portfolio for a company purchased for $27B by Boston Scientific. His blog (www.ReexamLink.com) covers the dynamics and strategies of patent procurement, patent challenges and patent litigation. A frequent speaker on IP matters, Mr Bianchi has a master’s in electrical engineering from the University of Minnesota. He earned his law degree magna cum laude from William Mitchell College of Law.

Professional associations

  • AIPLA
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association

Firm details

Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner
121 South 8th St
Suite 1600
Minneapolis MN 55402
United States

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