David W. Beehler



  • Partnering for over 30 years with clients as part of their strategic, business and legal goals.
  • Proud to represent companies or individuals who don't back up and don't back down.
  • Goals achieved through trials include $2.763 billion award as well as confidential resolutions of $100 million or more several times.
  • But just as important are the defense cases in defeating false allegations of billion-dollar anti-competitive conduct and IP theft.
  • Now using that legacy to give feedback to clients in trials and other critical, situational challenges.

  • Named “Attorney of the Year” by Minnesota Lawyer (2013)
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America (2014-2019 editions)
  • Named a “Top Rated Lawyer in Intellectual Property Law,” American Lawyer Media (2013)
Bar Admissions
  • Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • University of Minnesota Law School, J.D. (1985)
  • St. Cloud State University, B.S., English (1981)


Links to full publications and news releases.


January 3, 2009
Maximizing Your Patent Strategy In A Changing World
Patent Law 2009: Top Lawyers on Trends and Key Strategies for the Upcoming Year, Aspatore Special Report
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