Chris Frank

Vice President of Intellectual Property, Synerfuse, Inc.


  • University of Wisconsin–Madison, B.S.
  • William Mitchell College of Law, J.D.

Chris Frank has over two decades of experience in intellectual property law. He is currently the Vice President of Intellectual Property at Synerfuse, Inc., a start-up medical device company in Minneapolis.

Prior experience includes Intellectual Asset Manager at Cargill, Inc.; Patent Portfolio Manager at Medtronic, Inc; and Program Director of the Master of Science in Patent Law Program at the University of Minnesota Law School.

His overarching mission is to help companies effectively use the tools of intellectual property to protect and grow their business.