Christopher C. Beglinger



Christopher Beglinger’s patent prosecution and counseling practice spans a wide range of interdisciplinary technologies, including medical devices, surgical robotics, pharmaceutical products, financial systems and technologies, consumer products, smart buildings and controls solutions, and electric automotive technologies. He has substantial patent application drafting and prosecution experience supporting U.S. and domestic patent portfolio development, including developing freedom-to-operate, noninfringement, and invalidity opinions. Chris also provides support on various corporate transactions, including providing intellectual property due diligence and counseling services.


  • University of Minnesota Law School (J.D., 2020)
    • Intellectual property and technology concentration
    • Note and comment editor, Minnesota Law Review
    • Treasurer, Student Intellectual Property Law Association
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison (B.S., biomedical engineering, 2015)
    • Dean’s List (eight semesters)
    • Wendel James Witkay Biomedical Engineering Scholarship
    • Biomedical Engineering Society
    • Waterski and Wakeboard Team
    • Study abroad at University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Awards and Recognitions

  • Patent Pro Bono Achievement Certificate (2021)


  • Member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Member of the Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Member of the American Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Extensive pro bono practice includes running Milwaukee’s Intellectual Property Brief Advice Clinic and assisting several individual first-time inventors in seeking intellectual property protection


  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office