United States - Utah TraskBritt PC

Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, TraskBritt PC represents national and multinational corporations, research organisations and universities throughout the world. The firm’s practice emphasises IP matters, including patents, trademarks, trade dress, designs, trade regulation, unfair competition, trade secrets and related licensing, due diligence, litigation, arbitration, mediation and contested administrative proceedings. TraskBritt attorneys’ unique combination of legal, technical and business skills has enabled the firm to establish and enhance long-term partnerships with clients, many of which we have been privileged to represent for well over a decade during the firm’s 40-plus years of success and continued growth.

TraskBritt has now been ranked for 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 in the IAM Patent 1000.

The firm’s IP law practice has also been recognised by other established organisations in the IP realm, including Best Lawyers in America (for patent, trademark and IP litigation representation), Chambers USA (a guide to the top legal professionals), SuperLawyers, IP Stars and Utah Business, in its Utah’s Legal Elite listing. The firm has also achieved the highest rating by Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Pre-eminent Lawyers.

An efficient, global, full-service IP approach

TraskBritt provides expertise in national, regional and international IP law, with a substantial client base in Europe and the Pacific Rim. We are cognisant of the different practices and procedures in the wide variety of jurisdictions in which our clients seek IP protection, and tailor our approach to representation to maximise IP protection in each jurisdiction while avoiding unnecessary cost. TraskBritt attorneys have a wide variety of technical backgrounds and industry experience, enabling us to analyse IP rights quickly and efficiently in order to assess validity and scope of protection. Our highly skilled and experienced litigators aggressively prosecute and defend complex patent infringement cases, as well as trade secret, trademark and other IP disputes in a cost-effective manner throughout the United States and abroad, in conjunction with an established network of foreign counsel. TraskBritt attorneys have experience in a variety of IP-related areas, including development of both offensive and defensive competitive IP strategies, IP due diligence for mergers and acquisitions and complex IP transactions including licensing. We offer experience in preparing validity, infringement and freedom-to­-operate opinions and in initiating and defending patent re-examinations, interferences and post-grant review proceedings of various types in the United States, as well as similar proceedings abroad in association with our vetted foreign counsel.

More than just expertise

All of our attorneys are registered to practise before the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) as patent practitioners and a number have advanced technical degrees. TraskBritt has recruited and developed the best, brightest and most qualified individuals from a variety of backgrounds and fields to form our outstanding group of patent practitioners. We offer technical expertise acquired through prior industry experience and advanced technical education, as well as skills and perspectives acquired by those among us who have worked as patent examiners. As a result, we offer clients not only sound technical and legal advice, but also valuable insight into the inner workings of the USPTO to facilitate progress of clients’ matters in this unique administrative environment. The business-oriented perspective of those of us who have served as in-house corporate counsel assists clients in obtaining successful resolutions to contested IP matters, as well as in IP portfolio development, as we can provide sound strategic and tactical advice to meet the constraints of legal department budgets. We work seamlessly with corporate technical and operational management, as well as patent and litigation departments of many diverse corporate cultures. This wealth of hands-on experience enables the firm to provide an expansive, practical knowledge base to clients in a wide range of industries involved in diverse technologies, and in jurisdictions throughout the world.

Our firm enhances the value of clients’ many and diverse technologies through a business-focused approach to IP representation specific to each client’s unique requirements and objectives.

Main address

230 South 500 East
Suite 300
Salt Lake City UT 84102
United States

Contact details

E: information@traskbritt.com
T: +1 801 532 1922
F: +1 801 531 9168
W: www.traskbritt.com

Professional contacts

Joseph A Walkowski, President
E: jawalkowski@traskbritt.com

H Dickson Burton, Managing shareholder
E: hdburton@traskbritt.com

Allen C Turner, Director
E: acturner@traskbritt.com

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