MINNEAPOLIS – May 22, 2017 – Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A., is pleased to announce that Bradley Walz has been appointed to the seven-person Board of Directors for Little Free Library.

Little Free Library is a nonprofit organization that inspires a love of reading, builds community, and sparks creativity by fostering neighborhood book exchanges around the world. Through more than 50,000 Little Free Libraries worldwide, millions of books are exchanged each year, profoundly increasing access to books for readers of all ages and backgrounds.

“The members of our board of directors are essential to us,” says Todd H. Bol, creator and executive director of Little Free Library. “Brad Walz has known us as long as anyone. He was there at the inception of the Little Free Library as our patent and trademark attorney, and we are thrilled to welcome him to our board.”

Bradley Walz is a shareholder in Winthrop & Weinstine’s intellectual property group.  He primarily represents companies on a broad range of complex and strategic legal and business matters relating to branding and advertising, cloud computing, software development and distribution, and data security and privacy. He is experienced in all aspects of trademark and copyright law, including trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and with trademark, unfair competition, copyright, and cybersquatting litigation in federal district court. Prior to joining Winthrop & Weinstine, Mr. Walz interned with the Honorable Richard H. Kyle, U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.