Ann M. Mueting Esq.

Mueting, Raasch & Gebhardt

Ann M. Mueting, Ph.D., J.D., is a founding shareholder of the firm Mueting, Raasch & Gebhardt, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, which began in 1995 and represents Fortune 500 companies, biomedical firms, universities, various mid-size and startup companies, as well as individual entrepreneurs.

Ann is a patent attorney practicing in the areas of patent prosecution, due diligence, and related opinion work with emphasis in chemical and biotechnology patent law. Ann has been a university faculty member and worked in both government and industry laboratories before attending law school.

She began her career in the patent field in 1988, became a patent agent in 1989, and graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1992. Ann taught practical patent prosecution courses as an Adjunct Professor at William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota.

She has been an active member of many organizations, including AIPLA (previous Chemical Practice Committee Chair; previous member of Board of Directors; previous member of AMICUS Committee; member of the Fellows Committee; previous Chair of the Special Committee on Legislation; and previous Chair of the Public Appointments Committee); the Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association; the American Bar Association; the Minnesota State Bar Association; the American Chemical Society; the Association of University Technology Managers; and the Graduate Women in Science. She served on the AIPLA Special Task Force on AIA Rulemaking, a 25-member committee of experts that provided detailed comments to the USPTO on the AIA Rules pre- and post-publication.

She is co-author of the AIPLA/Bloomberg Law treatises Patents After the AIA: Evolving Law & Practice and Prior Art After the AIA: A Practical Guide.