Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Intellectual Property Department

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Companies rely on the Utah IP team for a full-range of intellectual property activities, including patent prosecution, validity and infringement opinion of counsel and analysis, intellectual property due diligence and audits, intellectual property portfolio management, and intellectual property litigation including patent and trademark litigation. 

Patent Prosecution

By effective use of in-person and telephone interviews with patent examiners at the USPTO, Dorsey’s Utah Patent Prosecution Group has a proven track record of moving U.S. patent applications to allowance rapidly at the USPTO and in a cost-effective manner. When necessary to advance a client’s patent application at the USPTO, Dorsey’s Utah Patent Prosecution Group successfully employs appeals before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

Trademark Prosecution

Dorsey’s Utah Trademark Prosecution Group has particular experience in the following industries: food and beverage, outdoor sports and hunting, direct marketing, online marketplaces, entertainment, software as a service (SAAS), social media, healthcare, apparel, renewable energy, retail, and aviation.

Intellectual Property Litigation

Dorsey’s Utah Intellectual Property Litigation Group is known for their fervent defense of clients, with particular emphasis on the following industries: outdoor sporting goods products, technology, and medical devices.