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Haden, Donald P.C.

9654 Woodridge DrEden Prairie, MN 55347- 4245

Updated: 09/05/2006



Many times, a business or an individual, will want to have some specific person that he or she or it can relate to - and not get lost in a shuffle of secretaries, high rise buildings or endless telephone tag. The solo practitioner, if he or she is an expert in what they do can provide a higher quality of customer service than the big downtown firm could.


Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Sole Practitioner


  • German

Practice Areas

  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Antitrust Law
  • Copyrights


  • 62%

Representative Clients

  • American Federal Credit Union
  • Computer Publishers
  • Vox Computere


Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1970
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1970
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1970
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1988
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1985

Specialties and Certifications

  • Civil Trial Law, Minnesota State Bar Association, 1986

Other Affiliations

  • Committee to Save the Antitrust Laws (COSAL), 1986 - 1989 (President)
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, 1981 - Present (Member, State Court Rules Committee)
  • American Bar Association, 1989 - Present (Chair, Subcommittee on Class Actions)


  • Boss of the Year, 1987
  • Sailor of the Decade, Calhoun Beach Club, 1970 - 1980
  • Innovative Attorney of the Year, 1988

Classes and Seminars

  • Copyright Law, William Mitchell Law School, 1988 - 1989
  • Courtroom Litigation, Minnesota Bar Continuing Legal Education, May 17, 1988
  • Taxes and Copyright Seminar, University of Minnesota Law School, May, 1990
  • Trial Practice, CLE Seminar, December, 1987

Pro Bono Activities

  • Minneapolis Legal Aid, 1987 - 1988
  • Law Day Phone Volunteer, 1985 - Present
  • International Lawyers for Peace, 1971 - Present

Past Positions

  • Dorgast & Salle, Partner, 1975 - 1978
  • Gigg & Telem, Associate, 1973 - 1975
  • Judge Babitte, Law Clerk, 1969 - 1973


  • William Mitchell College of Law, St Paul, Minnesota, 1972
    LL.M., Master of Law(s)
    Honors: Top 10%
    Law Review: Notes Editor, William Mitchell Law Review, 1968 - 1969
  • William Mitchell College of Law, St Paul, Minnesota, 1969
    J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
    Honors: magna cum laude
  • St John's University, Collegeville, Minnesota, 1965
    B.S., Bachelor of Science
    Honors: magna cum laude

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Phi Delta Phi

Ancillary Businesses

  • Emma T. Land Company, Inc.
  • Real Estate Consultants



  • Robert Scotech, American Federal Credit Union
  • Ellen Price, Vox Computere


Published Works

  • Practical Law in the 1980's, 29 William Mitchell Law Review 876, 1987
  • Antitrust Defense, 33 Anoka County Lawyer 38, 1989
  • Copyright, Patent and the Small Law Office, Pitfalls and Perils to Watch in Defending the Small Business Owner in Divorce Matters, Bench, Attorney and Paralegal, May, 1993

Office Information


9654 Woodridge DrEden Prairie, MN 55347- 4245


  • (612) 339-0981

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