William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., 1998

St. Mary's College of Minnesota, B.A., 1994

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Kristine M. Boylan
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Kristine Boylan is a member of the Intellectual Property group. She handles the procurement and protection of rights, with an emphasis on the commercial component of intellectual property. For more than 15 years, Kristine has appeared in courts and before ADR tribunals (administering mediations and arbitrations) to enforce and defend her clients' interests. She is a qualified neutral under Minnesota Practice Rule 114, and an appointed neutral on the International Trademark Association, Panel of Neutrals.

Kristine speaks and writes on emerging intellectual property issues, and is active in associations that serve intellectual property owners' interests.

She served as a legal policy intern at the United States Patent and Trademark Office in law school and more recently completed the Mini-MBA program at the University of Saint Thomas, Opus College of Business.

Honors & Awards

  • International Trademark Association, Panel of Neutrals
  • Recognized, MSBA North Star Program, 2013-2014
  • The Top Women Attorneys in Minnesota
  • Winner, Levit National Writing Competition, Standing Committee on Lawyers’ Professional Liability, American Bar Association, 2001

Professional Affiliations

American Intellectual Property Law Association, Trademark Litigation Committee Member

American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law Section

Federal Bar Association, Former National and Chapter-Level Board Member

Hennepin County Bar Association, Former Fourth District Ethics Committee Member

Early Settlement Conference Project, District of Minnesota, United States District Court, Early Settlement Conference Counsel Panelist