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Scott Vidas Scott Q. Vidas
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
phone (952) 563-3003
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Scott Q. Vidas is a registered patent attorney and a shareholder in the firm. He graduated cum laude from Hamline University School of Law in 1982 where he served on the Law Review.

Representative Patents:

7,262,276 Anti human ovarian cancer-anti CD3 bispecific antibody
7,216,462 Insulated concrete panel billets
6,692,523 Endovascular apparatus
6,638,152 Diamond blade having segment type cutting tip for use in cutting, grinding or drilling apparatus
6,383,188 Expandable reamer
6,479056 Live vaccine constituting minor risk for humans
5,676,666 Cervical spine stabilization system
5,663,308 Organosilicon polymers, and dyes, exhibiting nonlinear optical response
5,486,604 Cyclic ADP ribose antagonists
5,427,791 Embryonal vaccine against Newcastle disease
5,044,139 Method of replacing post tensioned beams
4,831,122 Radioimmunotoxins

Bar Admissions:
Minnesota, 1982
U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1982
U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit, 1983
U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1982
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1982
Canadian Patent Office
Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1982
Honors: Cum Laude
Law Review: Hamline Law Review, 1980 - 1981

University of Minnesota, 1975
B.S. in Microbiology

Published Works:
Patent on Life Form-Man-Made Modification of Microorganism is Patentable Subject Matter Under 35 USC 101, 4 Hamline Law Review 341, 1981

Honors and Awards:
Silver Gavel Honor Society

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Hennepin County Bar Association

Minnesota State Bar Association

American Bar Association

American Intellectual Property Law Association

Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association

Serving clients in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis-St. Paul, throughout the U.S., and around the world, including the Minnesota cities of Minnetonka, Eden Prairie, Edina, Bloomington, Wayzata, Plymouth, Maple Grove, Roseville, Anoka, Woodbury, Stillwater, Eagan, Lakeville, Apple Valley, Chaska, Shakopee, St. Cloud, Duluth, Rochester, Mankato, MN.

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