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Champions of Innovation

Welcome to Kagan Binder, a law firm of intellectual property attorneys and patent agents.

Driven by a passion for innovation, Kagan Binder is your dedicated advocate in the dynamic realm of intellectual property law. We take pride in providing a full range of legal services that encompasses procuring, protecting, valuing, and commercializing rights for patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights. Our dedicated team will guide you through the intricate landscape of intellectual property protection.

Kagan Binder is located in the Twin Cities metropolitan area of Minneapolis and St. Paul.  The Twin Cities also are home to a large number of high-tech, manufacturing, chemical, biotechnology, and medical companies, large and small, as well as academic and research institutions, countless start-up companies, venture capital companies, and entrepreneurs.  Notable research and academic institutions include the University of Minnesota, the University of St. Thomas, and the Mayo Clinic.  The region is well known for innovative ideas from which have emerged countless businesses and whole industries based on inventions in sandpaper, computers, pacemakers, medical and surgical treatments, Scotch® Tape, and Post-It® notes.  The Twin Cities are the birthplace or home to Fortune 500 Companies that include 3M, Medtronic, General Mills, Target, US Bank, Best Buy, Cargill, and many others. Our location provides us with access to the various resources and amenities associated with such a rich environment for innovation and business success.

Why Choose Kagan Binder?

Our role extends beyond legal representation. We are the champions of your innovation, and innovation fuels progress.  At Kagan Binder, we are committed to preserving and nurturing innovation, working tirelessly to provide a secure foundation for your ideas to thrive.

Global Expertise

With a global perspective and a commitment to excellence, our team of experienced attorneys and patent agents navigate the intricate landscape of intellectual property law both in the United States and internationally.  Whether you’re a startup, a thriving business, or an individual with a groundbreaking concept, we possess the knowledge and experience to protect your ideas on a global scale. Prior to joining Kagan Binder, our attorneys and agents have experience working in the public and private sector, including with the government and in corporate and law firm practices.

Rich Backgrounds Amplify Expertise

Kagan Binder professionals have forged their experience and expertise from a wide range of backgrounds, enriching the quality of the legal services provided to you.  Before joining the Kagan Binder team,  Kagan Binder professionals have been law partners in large general practice firms, patent attorneys serving as division leaders and litigation managers in Fortune 500 companies, legal counsel for start up companies in a variety of technical fields, and patent examiners in the United States Patent and Trademark Office.  At Kagan Binder, our professionals continue to serve and have served as adjunct professors at regional law schools, creating curricula from the ground up and teaching subjects including patent law and technology license practice.   Our professionals also have served as expert witnesses in technology litigation.

Innovative Legal Solutions Tailored for You

In a world where innovation knows no bounds, we recognize that each client is unique.  Our approach is collaborative, ensuring that our legal strategies align seamlessly with your goals.   From securing patents that redefine industries, to safeguarding creative works and goodwill through copyrights and trademarks, we tailor our services to your distinct needs.

Integrity and Excellence

Our commitment to integrity is the cornerstone of our practice.  We believe in transparent communication, ethical practices, and delivering results with excellence.  When you choose to work with the Kagan Binder law firm on intellectual property matters, you choose a law firm dedicated to your success. 

Diversity and Inclusion

The Kagan Binder law firm is a law firm partner with Patent Pathways.  Patent Pathways has a crucially important mission to build a more inclusive environment for racially diverse women in the field of patent law.  We very much support this mission and want to directly make a difference.  

Our Team

Our team is the champion of your creativity, innovation, and new ideas.

Contact Kagan Binder

Contact us with any inquiries related to our services.