Dan Tysver is a registered patent attorney with Tysver Beck Evans in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Dan developed his reputation by providing patent counseling services in the software and computer technology areas. He frequently works to protect inventions in the medical device and mechanical fields as well. Dan is the primary outside intellectual property counsel for companies ranging from the Fortune 100 to start-up companies and solo inventors.
By authoring the BitLaw website, Dan has made a great deal of information on patent law freely available via the Internet. Please look through the site for general information on patent law and the patent application process. In addition, please feel free to contact Dan using the contact information found to the right of this page if you have any questions or would like to discuss the patent process with him.
Dan received his undergraduate degree in physics from Carleton College in Northfield, MN, and his law degree from Harvard Law School. He has been named a Super Lawyer and has previously been honored as a Top 40 IP Attorney by Minnesota Law and Politics. Dan has received an AV Rating from Martindale Hubbell.
Dan served for ten years as an adjunct professor of Software and Technology Law at the University of St. Thomas Graduate Programs in Software (St. Paul, MN), and previously served as the adjunct professor of patent law at the University of Minnesota Law School. Dan is active in the legal community, having served on the governing council for the Computer Law Section of the Minnestota State Bar Association for more than ten years. Dan has been honored to serve as the chair of the Computer Law Section as well as the Internet Law Commitee of the bar association. Dan works frequently in the area of storage area networks (SANs), computer switches, file systems, networking, and computer software. More information on Mr. Tysver’s background and experience and be found on his Biography page.