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  Intellectual Property
  Intellectual Property Litigation

Professional Experience
Thomas Krumenacher focuses his practice on U.S. and foreign patents and trademarks. He has considerable experience in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in the electrical, mechanical, software and medical device arts, along with counseling and preparing opinions in patent and trademark infringement and validity matters, patent and trademark litigation support, strategic patent portfolio development and filing strategies, patent landscape analysis including due diligence reviews and freedom to operate reviews, and performing IP audits and evaluations. In particular, Thomas has professional experience in: 
  • Neurostimulation systems, methods and software controls for a variety of therapeutic treatments, including implantable and non-implantable systems. 

  • Medical devices and systems for cardiac, vasculature and nasal treatments. 

  • Printing equipment, including web-based and hand-held printers and related software control algorithms.

  • Machine vision systems, methods and related software control algorithms. 

  • Lift truck systems, methods and related software control algorithms. 

  • Medical benefits software. 

  • Video projector systems and related controls. 

  • Aircraft wing configurations. 

  • Water treatment systems and methods.

  • Pneumatic valves. 

  • Modular rock climbing walls and related accessories. 

  • Woodworking equipment and tools. 

  • Consumer goods.
Technical Experience

Mr. Krumenacher's technical experience includes ten years at Rockwell Automation / Allen-Bradley in a variety of engineering and marketing positions. His work focused on custom control systems, power products, programmable logic controllers, automation systems and relates software and user interface applications.

Education and Honors
  • Marquette University Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2004)
    Marquette Intellectual Property Law Review, Lead Articles Editor. Marquette Intellectual Property Law Review, Member. Intellectual Property Law Society, Member. CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Recipient for highest score in Patent Litigation.
  • Rader School of Business, Milwaukee School of Engineering (M.S.E.M., 1998)
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering (B.S.E.T.E., with honors, 1990)
  • Waukesha County Technical College (A.A.S.E.T., 1987)
Bar Admissions
Wisconsin, 2004

Court Admissions
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional and Civic Activities
  • State Bar of Wisconsin (Member).

  • Wisconsin Intellectual Property Law Association (Member).

  • American Bar Association (Member).

  • Milwaukee School of Engineering Alumni Association Board of Directors (Wisconsin area Director).

  • Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors (Past Chairman of the Board).

  • City of Pewaukee Board of Review (Past Chairman of the Board).
Selected Presentations/Publications
  • “Patent Law Basics and Patent Reform,” Milwaukee School of Engineering PEAK Event, March 8, 2014 and again on June 7, 2014.

  • “Protection for Indigenous Peoples and Their Traditional Knowledge: Would a Registry System Reduce the Misappropriation of Traditional Knowledge?,” 8 Marq. Intell. Prop. L. Rev. 143 (2004).