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Jeffer Ali

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Patterson Thuente IP
80 South Eighth Street, Suite 4800
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: 612-349-3017
Fax: 612-349-9266
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2010, 2014 - 2018
Selected to Rising Stars: 2004 - 2006
Licensed in Minnesota Since: 1994
Practice Areas: Intellectual Property Litigation
Attorney Profile

An intellectual property (IP) attorney and partner at the law firm of Patterson Thuente IP, Jeffer Ali serves clients in Minnesota and around the globe. 

A seasoned litigation attorney with over 27 years of legal experience, Mr. Ali has handled a variety of cases involving trademarks and brand protection, copyrights, patent litigation, international IP, trade secrets, IP risk management, non-U.S. or U.S. patent and trademark filings and more.  

The unique combination of being a licensed pharmacist and a top-notch IP attorney has helped Mr. Ali understand the issues faced by generic drug companies and pharmaceuticals. He works hand in hand with individuals and some of the world’s largest businesses across the nation, including those in the pharmaceutical, medical device, software and manufacturing industries.  

Practice Areas
  • 100%Intellectual Property Litigation


9 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2010, 2014 - 2018
  • Rising Stars: 2004 - 2006

About Jeffer Ali

First Admitted: 1994, Minnesota

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • University of Minnesota Law School, Intellectual Property Moot Court Judge

Bar/Professional Activity

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin  
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Minnesota Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • Hon. Jimmie V. Reyna IP Inn of Court  
  • Volunteer Lawyers Network
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association


  • Minnesota Super Lawyers (2014 – 2017)
  • Private Practice Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year, Hennepin County Volunteer Lawyers Network

Educational Background

  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Pharm. D., Doctor of Pharmacy - 1990
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Office Location for Jeffer Ali

80 South Eighth Street
Suite 4800
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Phone: 612-349-3017

Fax: 612-349-9266

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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