As a corporate litigator and trial attorney at Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A., Tiffany A. Blofield represents companies and professionals and helps them to protect their assets and reputations. She joined the firm in 1995 and is known for her work settling contract disputes, protecting intellectual property and representing clients in complex litigation, including state and national appeals.
Tiffany is an active contributor to the firm’s intellectual property practice, representing clients primarily in trademark disputes. She also supports clients in pre-litigation preparation and during litigation with e-discovery processes and research. She is familiar with compliance issues involving technology, including health care privacy regulations and infringement on the Internet.
She is also an advocate for dentists and medical professionals in representing them in matters before professional licensing boards, including the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice and the Minnesota Board of Dentistry. This includes her work in HIPAA and HITECH compliance as well as guiding clients through the sale or acquisition of medical and dental practices.
Tiffany’s corporate litigation experience includes a variety of contract disputes, Uniform Commercial Code matters, bank litigation, employment matters, product liability and shareholder disputes, among others.
She is a qualified neutral pursuant to Rule 114 of the Minnesota Rules of General Practice for the District Courts, and is a member of the INTA Trademark Mediators Network. She is listed on the Minnesota Supreme Court ADR-Rule 114 Qualified Neutrals Roster enabling her to conduct mediations.
Prior to joining the firm, Tiffany clerked for United States Magistrate Judge Franklin Noel of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota from 1993 to 1995. She served on the Federal Practice Committee for the U.S. District Court of Minnesota. She also writes for the firm’s DuetsBlog on interesting and cutting-edge trademark issues. In her spare time, Tiffany supports a variety of charitable causes, including St. Jude’s Children's Research Hospital.
U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, 1994
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit, 2003
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, 2006
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, 1996