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Barbara Gislason

Barbara Gislason

Law Office of Barbara J. Gislason
  • Animal & Dog Law, Divorce, Domestic Violence...
  • Minnesota
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Education
William Mitchell College of Law
J.D.
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Carleton College
B.A.
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Professional Associations
Minnesota State Bar
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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Union Internationale des Avocats
Member
Current
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Fellows of the American Bar Foundation
Member
Current
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Uniform Law Commission
Member
Current
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Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association
Member
Current
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Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA)
President of the Biotechnology Law Commission
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Activities: The UIA is a Paris-based international lawyer group. Gislason is also on the UIA's Board of Directors and is the American Bar Assocation Intellectual Property Law Section's Liaison to the UIA.
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Fellows of the American Bar Foundation
Co-Chair, Minnesota Chapter
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Activities: Gislason is co-chair of the Minnesota Chapter of the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation with Robert Stein.
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American Bar Association (ABA)
Chair of Intellectual Property Law Section Division IV - Specialized IP Issues Division
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Activities: In the ABA Intellecutal Property Law Section (IPLS), Gislason first chaired the Insurance and Risk Management Committee and then advanced to Chair Division IV, which is responsible for advancing ABA policy on the subjects of Intellectual Property and Antitrust, Trademarks, University Intellectual Property, Transactions and Licensing, Trade Secrets, Finance, and Promotions and Marketing. While leader of Division IV, Gislason chaired the Section Task Force regarding comments for China's Anti-Monopoly Policy and she co-chaired the Section's Task Force on Reverse Payments. Under her leadership, the Section passed a groundbreaking Resolution favoring federal court jurisdiction in Trade Secret disputes.
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American Bar Association (ABA)
Founder of the Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section Animal Law Committee
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Activities: Gislason brought Animal Law to the ABA in 2004 by unanimous vote of the ABA's prestigious Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) Council. When the Animal Law Committee was created, Gislason was appointed its first Chair. This is the only Animal Law Committee in the ABA and its scope is broad, ranging from Equine, Family, Endangered Species and Criminal Law to Torts and Insurance Law. She gathered the best and brightest animal lawyers from four continents, and under her stewardship, the Committee earned TIPS Innovation Awards two years in a row. While chairing the ABA TIPS Animal Law Committee for two years, Gislason created and served as Editor-In-Chief of the Animal Law Committee Newsletter and published articles in this Newsletter as well as the ABA TIPS' The Brief, TortSource, and Tort Trial & Insurance Law Journal. She is now a Fellow of the TIPS Section of the ABA.
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Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA)
Founding Chair of the MSBA Animal Law Committee and Section
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Activities: In 2003, Gislason was the founding chair of the MSBA Animal Law Committee and later, Section.
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Minnesota
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Animal & Dog Law
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Entertainment & Sports Law
  • Intellectual Property
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French: Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Law Office of Barbara J. Gislason
7362 University Avenue NE
Suite 120
Fridley, MN 55432
USA
Telephone: (763) 572-9297
Fax: (763) 571-1576