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Aaron R. Fahrenkrog

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Robins Kaplan LLP
800 LaSalle Avenue, Suite 2800
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: 612-349-8500
Fax: 612-339-4181
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2021
Licensed in Minnesota Since: 2006
Practice Areas: Intellectual Property Litigation (80%), Business Litigation (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Aaron R. Fahrenkrog is a partner with Robins Kaplan LLP law firm and works primarily out of the firm's law office in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Nationally recognized as among the emerging leaders in his field, Mr. Fahrenkrog has more than 14 years of total legal experience, and he provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Twin Cities and all across the country who have legal needs involving any of the following:

· Business litigation

· Intellectual property and technology litigation

· Patent litigation

· Strategic IP monetization

Having earned his undergraduate degree in chemical engineering, Mr. Fahrenkrog has an abiding interest in technology, and he has gained significant knowledge with a broad range of technological areas, such as semiconductor fabrication, circuit architecture, 3D graphics rendering and more. As an attorney, he enjoys patent law because of the common interaction such cases have among a variety of areas, including business, economics, technology and persuasion.

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Fahrenkrog has recovered millions of dollars in total compensation for his clients dealing with complex patent infringement litigation, and he has achieved equal success representing patent infringement defendants. Whether serving the needs of plaintiff or defendant clients, he maintains a dedicated focus on protecting their rights and interests at all turns, and he has gained a reputation for his fierce advocacy and unmatched legal skills both inside and outside of the courtroom.

Honored for his professionalism and service, Mr. Fahrenkrog earned an Up & Coming Attorney designation from Minnesota Lawyer, and Benchmark Litigation included him in its 2018-2019 40 & Under Hot List. He was also Euromoney's Americas Rising Star Winner for Case of the Year for 2019, and he has received many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers.

A 2003 graduate of Iowa State University with a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering, Mr. Fahrenkrog obtained his Juris Doctor with distinction from The University of Iowa College of Law in 2006. He holds his admission to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Mr. Fahrenkrog has been featured in more than a dozen magazines and trade journals involving intellectual property law, and he has conducted lectures and seminars across his region on various legal topics.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Intellectual Property Litigation
  • 20%Business Litigation


6 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2016 - 2021

About Aaron R. Fahrenkrog

First Admitted: 2006, Minnesota

Industry Groups

  • Technology
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Office Location for Aaron R. Fahrenkrog

800 LaSalle Avenue
Suite 2800
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Phone: 612-349-8500

Fax: 612-339-4181

Last Updated: 7/2/2021

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