Brendan Dix

Intellectual Property Attorney
Brendan Dix

Brendan Dix

Intellectual Property Attorney


612-216-1161 or 605-334-1571

Areas of Practice

Intellectual Property

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    Attorney Brendan Dix has been a partner in the Kaufhold & Dix Patent Law firm since 2012. Mr. Dix drafts and prosecutes patent applications, and advises clients on intellectual property issues and strategies, including those related to patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets.


    Gibson County Prosecutor’s Office, Princeton, Indiana, 2007-2011

    As a Deputy Prosecutor, Mr. Dix was involved with undercover drug interdiction training, misdemeanor and felony trial prosecution, juvenile delinquency matters, preparation and presentation of law enforcement officer educational programs and advised law enforcement officers on-site in methamphetamine manufacturing warrant executions.

    Private Practice 2010-2011
    Mr. Dix drafted patent applications for law firms as an independent contractor.

    Oakland City University, Oakland City, Indiana 2008-2011
    Adjunct Professor teaching graduate-level Business Ethics and Philosophy

    ITT Tech, Evansville, Indiana 2008-2011
    Mr. Dix served as an Adjunct Professor teaching various courses in the paralegal studies program

    Dix & Hermann, LLP, Evansville, Indiana 2005-2007
    Founding Partner handling general legal assistance and litigation in areas including but not limited to intellectual property, criminal law, and family law. Also served as a part-time public defender in the juvenile and probate court sector.

    Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office, Evansville, Indiana 2004
    Deputy Prosecutor handling legal research and child support enforcement.

    Private Practice 1997-2003
    Mr. Dix worked for an IP firm handling intellectual property exclusively. His areas of experience include but are not limited to client consultation, patent searching and opinions, drafting and prosecution of patent applications, and patent infringement litigation support.


    University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D. – 1993
    The Johns Hopkins University, BSCE – 1990

    Bar Admissions

    U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1992
    Indiana, 2004
    Pennsylvania, 1994


    Adjunct Professor teaching graduate-level Business Ethics and Philosophy, Oakland City University, Oakland City, Indiana, 2008 – 2011

    Adjunct Professor teaching various courses in the paralegal studies program, ITT Tech, Evansville, Indiana, 2008 – 2011

    Hobbies And Interests

    Mr. Dix enjoys spending time at home or traveling with his wife and two daughters. Mr. Dix is a level 4 USA Hockey certified coach and has been active in the local youth sports community including coaching his eldest daughter in both ice hockey and lacrosse. Mr. Dix enjoys the warm summer months of South Dakota which provide him with the opportunity to spend time on his Harley Davidson and help his daughter’s training for waterskiing in the local Catfish Bay Ski Show. Mr. Dix is also an avid fan of the cinema, music, the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Pittsburgh Penguins, good food, and cooking at home.