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Winthrop & Weinstine


Winthrop & Weinstine is a top-tier Minneapolis law firm with more than 125 attorneys dedicated to a single message: Put the Law to Work.™ Winthrop’s Trademark and Brand Protection practice is consistently recognized as among the best by World Trademark Review, its editors noting “few [firms] bring the sort of wider industry knowledge to the table that Winthrop & Weinstine does.” The group is chaired by Steve Baird, twice named Attorney of the Year by Minnesota Lawyer, and praised by World Trademark Review as a “time-honoured strategist with creative flair and a practical mindset, unafraid to put a hand to the tiller.” Exhibit A is the award-winning DuetsBlog (, built on a promise of delivering Collaboration in Creativity & the Law®. DuetsBlog has been called “brilliant,” “erudite,” and “one of my favorite blogs!” by Seth Godin, while twice earning JD Supra’s Reader’s Choice Award as the #1 Trademark Blog.