Vern Francissen

Vern Francissen is an IP attorney with over 20 years of experience in prosecuting, litigating and counseling in patent and trademark matters. Vern was lead patent counsel at Microsoft to the Chief Software Architect as well as the business groups for mice and keyboards, Surface, Hotmail and OneDrive.

Vern holds a J.D. from the University of Wisconsin, a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and an MS in Electrical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Vern is a registered patent attorney with the US Patent and Trademark Office and an active member of the California and Illinois bars.

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