Recognized Leaders in IP Law

Pat Billig, Tim Czaja, and Steve Dicke - Founding Partners of Dicke, Billig & Czaja, PLLC

Founding partners Pat Billig, Tim Czaja, and Steve Dicke.

Dicke, Billig & Czaja, PLLC is a premier intellectual property law firm. We work with our global clients to build, maintain, and enforce IP portfolios. DBC’s ranks include two past presidents of the Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association (MIPLA) and several committee co-chairs. DBC is one of the Top 100 Law Firms in Minnesota as ranked by Pritchard Law Webs, and one of the Top 20 Intellectual Property Law Firms in the Twin Cities area according to the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal.

Our founding partners and several others have been consistently named Super Lawyers® by their peers. Other DBC partners have been recognized by their peers for their leadership in the areas of trademark law and intellectual property litigation, respectively. Our chief patent litigator was peer-nominated as one of The Best Lawyers in America® for the past several years. Put our experience to work for you.

We Represent

Fortune 500 Companies

requiring assistance preparing, prosecuting and filing a large number of patent applications

Small and Mid-Size Companies

seeking advice in evaluating, developing and managing an IP portfolio

Research Institutions and Government Agencies

developing innovations for technology transfer and commercialization

Entrepreneurs and Individual Inventors

needing an IP strategy to meet business objectives