Contact Information


2200 Wells Fargo Center
90 S. Seventh Street

Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402

D: +1 612 766 7952
F: +1 612 766 1600


University of Minnesota Law School
J.D., dean's list, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Law Review (associate editor) (2001)
Marquette University
B.S., summa cum laude (1998)

Bar Admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Minnesota

Court Admissions

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

Theodore M. Budd


Ted Budd is a member of the intellectual property group in the Minneapolis office of Faegre Baker Daniels. His practice is focused on patent litigation, pre-suit infringement and validity opinions, and other intellectual property matters. Ted has represented 3M, Donaldson Company, Coloplast, Thomson Reuters and other leading companies in patent infringement litigation. He has worked on intellectual property matters in a variety of areas, including medical devices and methods of treatment, disk drive technology, computer software and filtration technology.

Ted is an adjunct professor of law at the University of Minnesota Law School, where he teaches patent litigation.

Pro Bono

  • Lawyers Serving Warriors


  • Minnesota Super Lawyers — Rising Star, Intellectual Property Litigation, 2011-15


  • Strategy and Tactics in Patent Litigation
    Patent Litigation 2015, Practising Law Institute, Chicago, October 2015
  • Are You Mocking My Patent Trial?
    Minnesota State Bar Association CLE
  • The Power IP Update
    Midwest Intellectual Property Institute
  • Medical Device Patent Litigation
    American Conference Institute
  • The Race to the Courthouse Post-MedImmune
    Minnesota State Bar Association CLE
  • Claim Construction and Proof of Infringement
    Practicing Law Institute
  • Inter Partes Re-examination—A Key Litigation Tool
    Minnesota State Bar Association CLE

Published Articles

  • Winning Patent Litigation Casebook
    Editor, Faegre Baker Daniels
  • Federal Circuit Highlights Loophole in Marking Statute
    Intellectual Property Litigation Reporter
  • How MedImmune Has Changed Declaratory Judgment Actions in Patent Cases
    Minnesota State Bar Association CLE


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