Nelson Nolte has more than twenty years of experience as a patent attorney, including patent preparation, prosecution, opinion matters, trademark preparation and prosecution, and copyright protection.  Nelson has drafted and prosecuted hundreds of patent applications in the electrical, software and mechanical arts.  He also has experience handling patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret litigation in the federal courts, appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and actions before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.


Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)
American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)


Nelson Nolte


Phone: 571-432-0800

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Missouri University of Science and Technology (B.S., Electrical Eng.)

University of Illinois-Chicago (J.D.)

Washington University in St. Louis (MBA)


Copyright Law: The Basics of Copyright Law for the Non-IP Lawyer, article, St. Louis Bar Journal (2006)
Intellectual Property Law for the General Practitioner, co-presenter, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (2006, 2007, 2008)
Copyright and Trademark Law for Artists and Authors, presenter, St. Louis Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts (2006)
Protecting Your Intellectual Property Overseas and in China, co-presenter, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Center for International Trade (2006)
Patent Law, presenter, Missouri Inventor’s Association (2005)
Careers in Intellectual Property Law, panelist, St. Louis University School of Law (2006)


U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
U.S. Courts of Appeals for Seventh, Eighth and Federal Circuits
U.S. District Courts for Northern & Central Districts of Illinois
U.S. District Courts for Eastern & Western Districts of Missouri
U.S. District Court for District of Colorado