Garet K. Galster

Garet K. Galster

Founding Partner, Attorney-at-Law, Registered Patent Attorney
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Areas of Practice

Patents
Copyrights
Proprietary Information
IP Litigation
IP Strategy and Analytics
IP Education

Education

J.D.–Marquette University, 2006
B.S. Electrical Engineering— Marquette University, 2000

Garet is the “Keane” of Smith Keane. (It’s his middle name.) Using as a foundation engineering and legal services provided to Fortune 500 companies, individuals, venture capitalists, start-up companies, and family businesses alike, Garet works with clients towards efficient and strategic IP management, assertion and defense; from concept through all levels of appeal. He enjoys meeting with clients to establish long-term, candid relationships that help to achieve client objectives through a team approach.

Admissions
  • Wisconsin, 2006
  • Illinois, 2014
  • Iowa, 2018
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

Meet the Staff

Melissa A. Spindler
Garet K. Galster
Jordan A. Liff
Stephanie L. Esser
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