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Ann Motl Featured in Attorney at Law Magazine Interview

November 13, 2020

Ann Motl, an attorney in Maslon's Litigation Group, was featured in an interview regarding her intellectual property practice for Attorney at Law Magazine. In the article, Ann shares insights on what drew her to a career in intellectual property law, her commitment to pro bono service, her involvement in the Minnesota Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, and her evolving practice at the intersection of law and technology.

In the interview, Ann shares her former aspiration to become a biomedical engineer in college, noting "I loved engineering, but also wanted a career that allowed me to showcase my communication abilities in addition to my technical knowledge," which ultimately led her to pursue intellectual property law. Along with her distinctive work with IP and Product Liability clients, she speaks to the privilege of offering pro bono representation to clients on death row, in eviction actions, and in Social Security disability appeals, sharing "It is humbling to help everyday people facing legal challenges that affect their ability to survive."

To read the full interview, go to: Attorney at Law Magazine, "Ann Motl: The Intersection of Law & Technology."

Ann is a registered patent attorney with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and represents clients in complex intellectual property litigation. Her substantial experience includes all phases of pre-trial civil litigation and motion practice in the federal courts. She also has developed skill in design patent litigation and has practiced before the International Trade Commission. Ann's meticulous work is distinguished by a background in mechanical engineering, which she leverages on behalf of her clients across a variety of technical areas, including automotive engineering, oil and gas, consumer goods, and telecommunications.


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