Attorneys Mark Ohnstad and Christopher Scherer Promoted to Shareholders at DeWitt
DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C. and its affiliate DeWitt Mackall Crounse and Moore S.C. today announced Mark Ohnstad of its Minneapolis office and Christopher Scherer of its Metro Milwaukee office were promoted to shareholders.
Ohnstad concentrates his practice in the areas of General Civil Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Litigation, Employment Law, Personal Injury and Family Law. He has more than 30 years of experience at the state and federal levels in representing businesses and individuals in a range of subject areas. His experience includes numerous trials, arbitrations, and mediations. He distinguishes himself with the careful analysis and knowledge he brings to each case.
He earned his J.D., cum laude, from Harvard University Law School and his B.A., summa cum laude, from Concordia College. He is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association and the Hennepin County Bar Association. Ohnstad is admitted to practice in Minnesota.
Scherer concentrates his practice on domestic and international patent and trademark prosecution, particularly for electrical and electronic circuits and systems, computer software, medical devices, medical patient monitoring and treatment technology, design patents, device fabrication, optical devices and systems, as well as mechanical devices. His clients include universities, small and large corporations, privately held businesses, corporations and foreign clients through foreign law firms. He is actively involved in the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), and serves on the AIPPI-US National Steering Committee. The Executive Committee of AIPPI has also appointed Scherer to its International Standing Committee on Standards and Patents. Scherer is also the current President of the Wisconsin Intellectual Property Law Association (WIPLA).
Scherer earned his J.D. from the John Marshall Law School and his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Marquette University. He is admitted to practice in Wisconsin, Illinois and the District of Columbia, and is a registered Patent Attorney.
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