John L. Krenn

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John Krenn is a member and former co-chair of the Litigation practice group and serves the litigation needs of a wide range of business clients with particular focus on patent litigation, commercial litigation, real estate, and trust & estate-related litigation. He also has significant experience with agricultural cooperatives.

John is a former adjunct professor of litigation at the University of St. Thomas Law School.


  • Litigated and resolved two major patent disputes for a sporting goods manufacturer
  • Represented two manufacturing companies in multi-million dollar first-party insurance lost profits claims against their insurers
  • Obtained receivers and foreclosed on commercial real estate properties with values in excess of $100 million
  • Prevailed on a summary judgment motion against telecom giant Sprint, leading to a Sprint buyout of John's client for over $300 million
  • Obtained a judgment for a design patent owner against an infringer
  • Defeated on summary judgment a claim against a tank car manufacturer in a case involving a train wreck
  • Defeated a claim for $25 million brought by a terminated distributor to South China of electrical generation equipment
  • Assisted a major agricultural cooperative with dispute resolution, contract drafting, and expansion issues
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