Christopher K. Larus

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Top Rated Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Robins Kaplan LLP
 | 800 LaSalle Avenue, Suite 2800
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: 888-388-7261
Fax: 612-339-4181
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2004, 2006 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2001
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (70%),
  • Business Litigation (30%)
    Attorney Profile

    As partner at Robins Kaplan LLP, Christopher K. Larus represents clients throughout the nation in trademark, patent and intellectual property law. Chair of the National Intellectual Property and Technology Litigation Group, he was listed twice in the Best Lawyers in America and a Best Lawyer in America for Patent Law in 2011. For two years straight, he was also named by the Journal of Law and Politics as one of the Top 40 Intellectual Property Attorneys in Minnesota.

    With almost three decades of experience, Mr. Larus is admitted to practice in the state of Minnesota. He is the co-chair of the Court Rules and Administration Committee for the Minnesota State Bar Association and the chair of the Trademark and Unfair Competition Committee of the Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association. To give back to his community, he serves as a board member for the Children’s Theatre Company and has for over a decade.

    Mr. Larus earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Minnesota Law School and was admitted to practice in 1992. He is focused on helping developers, inventors, brand holders and authors increase the value of their intellectual property. During his career, he has worked with those in such industries as hardware, software, electrical engineering and biophysics.

    He has defended millions of dollars in brand investment and technology in intellectual properties. Working with the firm’s scientists, Mr. Larus helped create technology-based solutions that are used to provide clear case communication, transparency and budget certainty. While working with the firm, his client list includes companies such as General Mills, Best Buy and Great Clips.

    Practice Areas
    • 70%Intellectual Property Litigation
    • 30%Business Litigation


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 17 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

    Super Lawyers: 2004, 2006 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2001

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    About Christopher Larus

    Admitted: 1992, Minnesota

    Professional Webpage:


    • Named a “Best Lawyer in America – Patent Law” byBest Lawyers in America (2011), 2011
    • Listed inThe Best Lawyers in America (2010 and 2011 editions)

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Named one of Minnesota’s “Top 40 Intellectual Property Attorneys” byLaw & Politics (2007 - 2009)

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Chair:  Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association (MIPLA) Trademark and Unfair Competition Committee;  Co-Chair:  Minnesota Bar Association Court Rules and Administration Committee., 2007

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Children’s Theatre Company, Board Member (2009-present)
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    800 LaSalle Avenue
    Suite 2800
    Minneapolis, MN 55402

    Phone: 888-388-7261

    Fax: 612-339-4181

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    Last Updated: 4/14/2021

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