Kevin P. Wagner



Kevin Wagner is the rare litigator with both first-chair litigation skills and experience and the grit required to master the factual details of your case, ideally positioning him to offer sound advice and ultimately secure a positive outcome. He focuses on patent litigation and other complex intellectual property matters for clients ranging from major, multinational corporations to emerging companies. He has litigated throughout North America, Europe and Australia, and has won preliminary injunction orders, summary judgment orders, jury trials and appeals. He has experience with various products and technologies, including medical devices, hard disc drive components, food treatment products and athletic equipment.


Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin


University of Wisconsin Law School
J.D. magna cum laude, Dean's List, Order of the Coif, Law Review (managing editor) (2004)

Cornell College
B.A. Dean's List, magna cum laude (2001)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives
  • Current Events in Patent Remedies
    Minnesota CLE, 2016
  • Markman Hearing Strategies
    Strafford Publications, 2016
  • E-Discovery Checklists: Tips for Effective Negotiations About Scope and Search Terms
    Minnesota CLE, 2016
  • The Secrets to Winning Trade Secret Cases 
    Contributing Author, 2012 
  • Developments in the Law of Patent Damages
    The IP Book, 2012

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of Wisconsin


  • Minnesota Lawyer – Attorneys of the Year, 2022
  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2019
  • Minnesota Super Lawyers — Rising Star, Intellectual Property Litigation, 2010, 2013, 2019
Awards Methodology
No aspect of these recognitions has been approved by the highest court of any state.
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