François O. Ecclesiaste



François Ecclesiaste is an associate in the Intellectual Property and Technology Litigation group. He has experience in litigating and advising clients in a number of complex and high-stakes matters, including patent, trademark, and copyright infringement, as well as general business matters. François is a registered patent attorney and utilizes his background in biology and chemical science and his knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry to bring an interdisciplinary perspective and value to his clients.

  • Named a “North Star Lawyer” by the Minnesota State Bar Association for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services (2018)
Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Minnesota
  • New York
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
Spoken Languages
  • French
  • Spanish
  • University of Minnesota School of Law, J.D. (2015)
  • Florida State University, B.S. in Biology and in Chemical Science (2012)
Professional Associations
  • American Chemical Society (ACS) – Biochemical Technology Division
  • Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA)
  • The Legal Risks and Implications of Artificial Intelligence (AI)
    Blacks in Technology Conference (BITCon), Minneapolis, Minnesota (October 11, 2019)
October 12, 2019
Haiti Outreach Fall Gala
Minneapolis, MN
October 9-12, 2019
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