Nikolai & Mersereau P.A. Attorneys At Law


Charles G. Mersereau

e-mail: chuck.mersereau@nm-iplaw.com
direct: 612-392-7304

Chuck obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University in 1963 and practiced in the engineering profession for six years. He earned his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Toledo in 1970. Shortly after graduation he was employed by Honeywell Inc. where, during a nineteen year tenure, he handled not only matters related to chemical patent practice, but also those involving a wide range of other technologies arising out of the company’s research, development and manufacturing activities, with some emphasis in the medical device area. He was admitted to the Bar in the State of Ohio in 1970, the State of Minnesota in 1971 and the Federal Bar in 1978. He has also been registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office since 1971. He is a member of the Hennepin County and Minnesota State Bar Associations, the American Bar Association, the Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association and the American Intellectual Property Law Association.

Current Employment Position(s):
Member
Shareholder

Year Joined Organization:
1989

Areas of Practice:
Biotechnology Patent Prosecution
Chemical Patent Prosecution Intellectual Property Law
Copyrights
Intellectual Property Licensing
Litigation
Mechanical Patent Prosecution
Patent Infringement
Patent Prosecution
Trade Secrets
Trademark Registration
Unfair Competition

Bar Admissions:
Ohio, 1970
Minnesota, 1971
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1971
U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1978

Education:
University of Toledo College of Law, Toledo, Ohio, 1970
J.D.

Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1963
B.S.
Major: Chemical Engineering

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Hennepin County Bar Association

Minnesota State Bar Association, Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law Section

American Bar Association, Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law Section

American Intellectual Property Law Association

Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association