Ted counsels and represents business owners and executives, engineering and development personnel, marketing and branding staff, and individual inventors. He has been admitted to practice since 1961. 

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Honors & Recognition

  • AV® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™
  • Named to the Wisconsin Super Lawyers® list, 2005-2006
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America©
    • Patent Law, 2016
    • Madison “Patent Lawyer of the Year,” 2014

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Community Involvement & Board Memberships

  • United Way of Dane County, Board of Directors, Past President/Chair
  • Madison Downtown Rotary Club; Madison Rotary Foundation, Past President 
  • Madison Community Foundation, Past Chair 
  • Meriter Health Services, Inc., Board of Directors, Past Chair
  • Physicians Plus Insurance Corporation, Past Director and Secretary
  • Columbus Community Hospital, Past Director
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Section, Past Chair
  • Wisconsin Intellectual Property Law Association, Past President and Director 

Professional Memberships

  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Section
  • Wisconsin Intellectual Property Law Association 
  • Dane County Association 
  • American Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Western District of Wisconsin, Seventh Circuit and Federal Circuit Bar Associations


  • LLB., University of Wisconsin Law School, 1961
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin – Madison, 1958