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Kristine M. Strodthoff


555 East Wells Street
Suite 1900
Milwaukee, WI 53202-3819
Phone: (414) 978-5531

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Kristine Strodthoff is an attorney in the Milwaukee office of Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C. She has been in private practice for more than 25 years, and has extensive experience counseling clients on securing and protection of intellectual property rights. She has research and management experience in industrial, academic, and government settings, and has held positions as a microbiologist with a Wisconsin biotech firm, and as a biologist with the Missouri Department of Conservation.

Her technical expertise is in the chemical, life science and medical technologies, including those relating to semiconductor-based processing and devices, medical devices, diagnostics and therapeutics, vaccines, animal health, food industry, and mechanical devices and systems.


  • University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D., 1989
  • University of Wisconsin–La Crosse, M.S., Biology, 1978
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, B.S., Biology/Education, Chemistry minor, 1974


  • Wisconsin
  • Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Representative Work

  • Preparing and prosecuting U.S. and foreign patent, trademark and copyright applications.
  • Drafting and negotiating agreements pertaining to technology licensing, university and contract research, technology acquisitions, consulting agreements and secrecy agreements.
  • Preparing patent, trademark and copyright validity, infringement and clearance opinions.
  • Conducting due diligence investigations for corporate acquisitions.

Professional Associations

  • Wisconsin Intellectual Property Law Association (WIPLA)
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)

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