Startup IP and Business Attorney at Adams Monahan, LLP
Law Practice | Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area, US
Ernest is an IP and business counselor for emerging technology companies and entrepreneurs. He assists clients in recognizing and protecting IP assets and in developing business launch, growth and finance strategies. He is currently working with many startup companies, including pre-revenue and venture-backed entities. Current technology focuses include mobile and interactive web applications, medical devices/diagnostics, green-tech, medical informatics and sensor electronics.
Ernest is a community advocate for startups and innovation policy in Minnesota and is Co-Founder and Agitator of MOJO Minnesota (http://www.mojominnesota.com). MOJO, a cooperative of entrepreneurs, VC’s, angel investors and startup advisors, launched in 2009 and has been working on various policy change and community building efforts to make Minnesota a strong place to launch and fund new innovative enterprise. He helped found and launch the Gopher Angels and has served as judge at various startup/business competitions, including Startup Weekend and the Carlson School's BizPitch. His newest project is AgePower - a collaboration between MOJO Minnesota and Ecumen that is seeking the best new technologies for the aging to drive solutions and success of aging-focused startups.