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Minnesota Lawyer Profiles Terry Newby—Litigation Attorney, Produced Playwright, and Debut Novelist

January 29, 2021

Terry Newby, partner in Maslon's Litigation Group, is featured by Minnesota Lawyer in an interview titled "Breaking the Ice: Writing hobby complements Newby's practice." The article highlights Terry's work as a produced playwright currently revising his first novel about a freed slave, believed to be a distant relative, who was the first raider killed in John Brown's 1859 attack on Harpers Ferry.

Terry shares, "I like to write plays where the audience is dropped in the middle of a scene without knowing what's happening. That's basically litigation. You're dropped in the middle of a problem and you have to figure it out." He notes that the combination of storytelling and problem solving, and how those skills are intertwined, are what he enjoys most about his legal practice.

To read the full article, go to: Minnesota Lawyer, "Writing hobby complements Newby's practice."

Terry has extensive experience assisting clients with their intellectual property, e-commerce, and complex commercial litigation needs. He has successfully represented clients in state and federal courts throughout the country in a broad range of infringement matters involving patent, trademark, copyright, and trade dress as well as licensing disputes. In addition, Terry has taken intellectual property matters to trial, including federal jury trials in patent infringement, trademark infringement, and false advertising cases under the Lanham Act. His clients include software companies, consumer products companies, e-commerce and emerging technology companies, and medical device companies.


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