Rajin Singh Olson

Rajin Singh Olson

  • Intellectual Property, Patents, Trademarks ...
  • Minnesota, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Wisconsin
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Rajin Singh Olson is a registered Patent Attorney with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office who advises and represents clients on patent, trademark, and trade secret matters. Rajin has worked with teams of experienced lawyers to litigate complex technology disputes both against and on behalf of some of the largest companies in the world. He has experience with matters involving a variety of technologies, including mobile communications, IT network management, video streaming, and powder coating. Rajin’s primary goal is collaboratively achieving optimal business solutions for his clients—whether that means resolving disputes outside formal judicial processes, litigating a case all the way through trial and beyond, or anything in between.

Rajin has always sought to bring unique perspectives and creative solutions to his clients. Coming from a multicultural background, Rajin understands the value of broad-based, diverse experiences, and he thrives on constant learning. In college, he pursued a wide body of knowledge in multiple subjects, earning majors in Civil Engineering, Spanish, and International Studies. Rajin draws upon both his technical acumen and creative skill set to harmoniously serve clients’ legal needs.

Rajin also maintains a pro bono immigration litigation practice in collaboration with the Center for New Americans at the University of Minnesota Law School, focusing largely on immigration detainee rights and relief. He is proud to serve the community as a Board Member for Agate Housing and Services, a Minneapolis non-profit that holistically treats and prevents homelessness.

Rajin speaks Spanish, basic Punjabi, and basic French. He enjoys traveling, winning third place at bar trivia, and Bhangra dancing in his free time.

Practice Areas
    Intellectual Property
    Patents
    Patent Appeals, Patent Litigation, Patent Prosecution
    Trademarks
    Trademark Litigation, Trademark Registration
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Minnesota
Minnesota Supreme Court
ID Number: 0398489
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U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
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Wisconsin
Wisconsin Court System
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3rd Circuit
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Federal Circuit
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U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French: Spoken, Written
  • Punjabi: Spoken, Written
Education
University of Minnesota Law School
J.D. (2016) | Concentration in civil litigation
Honors: cum laude
Activities: Minnesota Law Review; Lead Symposium Articles Editor (2015-2016), Staff Member (2014-2015)
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Iowa State University
B.S. (2013) | Civil Engineering, Spanish, and International Studies; Minor in Economics
Honors: cum laude
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Minnesota  # 0398489
Member
Current
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Federal Bar Association
Current
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Minnesota Asian Pacific American Bar Association
Current
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Hennepin County Bar Association
Current
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Publications
Speaking Engagements
Bond and Removal Basics, Upper Midwest Immigration Law Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Appellate Immigration Pro Bono Opportunities
MSBA Appellate Practice Section
Immigration-related litigation is booming in our nation’s immigration courts. Occasionally, federal district courts and state appellate courts must also decide issues relating to or impacting immigration law. Asylum-seekers and immigrants seeking relief are often in need of appellate pro bono representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals and federal and state appellate courts. Join us to learn about opportunities for you to serve as a pro bono appellate lawyer.
World Refugee Luncheon, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Robins Kaplan and Minnesota Freedom Fund
In honor of World Refugee Day on June 20, please join us for lunch and a panel discussion on the work of the Minnesota Freedom Fund, a nonprofit that raises funds to pay immigration bond and criminal bail. Since January 2017, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detentions have increased by 40 percent. A small portion of those detained are given the chance to leave ICE’s jails if they can pay bond. People who are released on bond can reunite with their families, resume work and save for the
How Affirmative Recovery Can Make Legal a Valued Business Partner, Minnesota In-House Counsel Conference, Webinar
Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)
This panel discussed how to navigate the challenges of starting an affirmative recovery program or continuing to grow one you’ve already got in place. Topics included: Areas that are worth exploring such as commercial contracts, intellectual property, antitrust; recovery from vendors and data breach/cybersecurity; How to benchmark various opportunities for recovery and understanding the risks; and How in-house counsel can add value as a strategic business advisors.
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Contact & Map
Robins Kaplan LLP
800 LaSalle Avenue
Suite 2800
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Telephone: (612) 349-8500
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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