Bradley J. Olson is a partner in the intellectual property group of the law firm of Barnes & Thornburg LLP working in their Washington, DC offices. His practice includes all aspects of intellectual property law, with an emphasis on intellectual property licensing and enforcement. Mr. Olson has extensive experience in the patent field and advises clients on patentability, infringement, and validity issues, with a focus on the biotechnology and bio-medical fields.
He has also published numerous articles concerning intellectual property law in legal journals and national business periodicals. Mr. Olson is currently the Chairman of the Washington, DC chapter of the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce, as well as Immediate Past-Chairman of its nationwide umbrella organization: The Swedish-American Chambers of Commerce of the USA, Inc. He has been an active member in the Washington DC chapter in various capacities for almost 20 years. Mr. Olson has worked with numerous Swedish-based companies assisting them in transitioning their businesses and networks into the United States of America.
Mr. Olson received his B.A. in Biology from Central Connecticut State University (1980); his Master of Science degree in Biology from the University of Connecticut (1985); his Juris Doctorate and Master of Intellectual Property Law degrees from the University of New Hampshire (1994).