With over a decade of experience, Lauren Barta litigates complex business matters nationwide, with a focus on intellectual property litigation. A registered patent attorney, Lauren handles patent cases and counsels clients on intellectual property due diligence. Lauren partners with clients and in-house counsel to understand the goals and priorities that inform their business practices and legal needs. Lauren has particular experience litigating medical device cases.

Faculty Positions

  • University of Minnesota Law School – Adjunct Professor, Winning Patent Litigation, Spring 2020, 2021


Bar Admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado


University of Minnesota Law School
J.D. cum laude, Dean's List, Minnesota Law Review (articles editor) (2009)

University of Notre Dame
B.S. National Dean's List, Dean's List, Alpha Epsilon Delta Medical Honor Society, The National Scholars Honor Society (2006)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives
  • The Power Trial Method 
    Lead Editor, National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA), Second Edition 2014

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • The Honorable Jimmie V. Reyna Intellectual Property American Inn of Court — Member 
  • Women's Leadership Summit — Planning Committee, 2010-17

Civic Activities

  • The Blake School Alumni Board — Board Member, 2015-present (Executive Committee, 2016-present, former President)
  • University of Minnesota Law School — Corporate Institute Mentoring Program
  • BestPrep — Student eMentor

Firm Leadership

  • Health and Life Sciences Industry Team — Events and Strategic Communications Committee, Co-Chair
  • Faegre Drinker Women — Steering Committee, Co-Chair, 2020-present 
  • Faegre Baker Daniels Women's Forum for Achievement — Leadership Council, 2013-20 (Co-Chair, 2018-20)
  • Faegre Baker Daniels Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Group, 2018-20


  • Faegre Drinker — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2020 
  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award, 2017
  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2016-19
  • Minnesota Super Lawyers — Rising Stars, 2018-19
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