Adrian E. Kipp is a dedicated and versatile attorney who serves clients in complex litigation matters, from discovery and fact gathering to briefing and motions. Adrian has handled matters ranging from contract and business disputes to complex administrative law matters, such as National Labor Relations Board investigations and lawsuits against the federal government. In addition, Adrian’s technical background, paired with his intellectual property experience, provides him with a unique perspective as he advises businesses in Minnesota’s burgeoning cannabis market. In all of his work, Adrian seeks to distill difficult problems into straightforward solutions.
Adrian also has the distinction of having passed the USPTO Registration Examination (sometimes known as the “Patent Bar”) while in law school, giving him the ability to handle all manner of patent cases. This was bolstered by his experience prosecuting patents for pro bono clients through Mitchell Hamline’s Patent Law Clinic. Prior to becoming an attorney, Adrian worked as a Chemist in a variety of industries, from small, local businesses to the global pharmaceutical giant, Perrigo Co., where he gained a wealth of scientific knowledge and honed his analytical skills—tools that have proven vital in the legal profession.
Adrian graduated magna cum laude from Mitchell Hamline School of Law in 2023. During his time in law school, Adrian demonstrated a strong commitment to the law, his community, and leadership. With a focus on intellectual property, he served as an editor for Cybaris, an Intellectual Property Law Review, was a member and mentor in Mitchell Hamline’s Fellows Program, and externed for Ramsey County District Court Judge Sophia Y. Vuelo.