Cyrus A. Morton

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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: 2014 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013
Licensed Since: 1998
Practice Areas: Intellectual Property Litigation
Attorney Profile

Cyrus A. Morton is a partner at Robins Kaplan LLP. Based in the firm's main office in Minneapolis, Minnesota, he focuses his practice on intellectual property protection and related litigation, representing people and businesses throughout the state and around the country. Admitted to practice in Minnesota since 1998, Mr. Morton is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 8th and Federal Circuits. In addition, he is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Mr. Morton attended Hamline University in Saint Paul as an undergraduate, where he majored in physics and received a Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude in 1995. He then pursued his legal education at the University of Minnesota Law School, and he served as the director of its Intellectual Property Moot Court Competition Team before graduating cum laude with his Juris Doctor in 1998.x`

After graduating from law school, Mr. Morton handled intellectual property litigation for a prominent Minneapolis law firm before he joined Robins Kaplan LLP in May 2006. He continues on in that field, handling patent and trademark issues on behalf of a client base that includes inventors, small businesses and larger companies. He has achieved significant successful results in the courtroom and through negotiated settlements, including a $12 million jury award against Apple Inc. and an $89 million judgment against what was then known as Clear Channel Communications, Inc. Mr. Morton has also successfully defended numerous clients in intellectual property infringement litigation. He serves on the board of directors of the Minnesota Technology Association and is a member of several other professional organizations.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Intellectual Property Litigation


8 Years Super Lawyers
1 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2013

About Cyrus A. Morton

Admitted: 1998, Minnesota

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Office Location for Cyrus A. Morton

800 LaSalle Avenue
Suite 2800
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Phone: 888-388-7261

Fax: 612-339-4181

Last Updated: 4/14/2021

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