Software Patent Attorney

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, business method, and computer technology areas. Dan has worked extensively with clients in the data storage market, including storage area network and switching technology as well as file systems. By authoring the BitLaw website, Dan has made a great deal of information on software patents and patent law in general freely available via the Internet. Please look through the site for information on how the patent law applies to computer software and hardware inventions, and for information on the patent application process.

Dan is the primary outside intellectual property counsel for companies ranging from the Fortune 100 to start-up companies and solo inventors. Information about Dan and the Tysver Beck Evans law firm can be found at the firm’s home page. In addition, please feel free to contact Dan using the above contact information 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 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, 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 Minnesota 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 Committee 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.