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Todd E. Rinner

Todd E. Rinner

Counsel| Tucson|Albuquerque


Todd Rinner is a seasoned litigator primarily practicing in product liability, personal injury, commercial and intellectual property litigation. He has experience in defending product manufacturers and distributors, including automotive and heavy equipment and industrial product manufacturers, in lawsuits involving product liability and general liability matters. In addition, Todd represents parties in all types of intellectual property litigation, including patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret disputes. He is also a registered patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Arizona practice temporarily authorized pending admission under Ariz. R. Sup. Ct. 38(h). Supervision by Patrick X. Fowler, a member of the State Bar of Arizona.

  • John Marshall Law School, Chicago (LL.M., 2007)
  • John Marshall Law School, Chicago (J.D., 2004)
    • Executive Lead Articles Editor, The John Marshall Law School Review of Intellectual Property Law
    • Intellectual Property Law Association, President
  • Washington University in St. Louis (B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2001)
  • "Protecting Minor Improvements on Core Patents: Complementing Traditional Patent Protection with Strategic Disclosure," Author, 2 J. Marshall Rev. Intell. Prop. L. 398 (2003)
  • Southwest Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Product Liability-Personal Injury Defense (2012-2017)
  • Benchmark Litigation, Future Star (2009-2010)
  • New Mexico Business Weekly, 40 Under Forty Honoree (2009)
  • Rodey Dickason Sloan Akin & Robb, P.A., Director (2012-2018)
  • Adjunct Professor, University of New Mexico School of Law, Intellectual Property Moot Court (2007-2008)
  • Judicial Extern to the Honorable James F. Holderman, United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois (2004)
  • Illinois
  • New Mexico
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Supreme Court of Illinois
  • Supreme Court of New Mexico
  • United States District Court, District of New Mexico
  • United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit