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Stoel Rives LLP

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

Hugely impressive department with particularly notable activity in patent prosecution and patent analysis mandates. Possesses extensive expertise in the life sciences and technology sectors. Also regularly assists clients with IP litigation, as well as licensing and copyright work.

Strengths

A client declares that "it is a perfect law firm for us."

Work highlights

Assisted Stander with a range of patent and trademark prosecution across different jurisdictions, as well as licensing and enforcement.

Notable practitioners

Matthew Bethards is a go-to patent expert for an impressive roster of clients, including within the life sciences sector. He advises on the management and prosecution of portfolios, including those spanning several jurisdictions.

Whit Johnson is a highly regarded patent expert whose practice includes the management of cross-border portfolios, licensing concerns and disputes. He has notable expertise in the technology sector, among others.

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Overview

Our Intellectual Property attorneys register, transfer and protect intellectual property rights and assets nationally and globally. Our experience spans all types of intellectual property including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. We’re equally skilled at counseling businesses on how to monetize IP assets as we are at fighting infringement by competitors or defending against claims that threaten your creations and investments.

Many in the group have credentials and experience in a wide range of technical disciplines, including electrical engineering, physics, software engineering, optics, mechanical engineering, chemistry, and biology and life sciences.

We counsel clients and structure transactions involving technology and intangible assets of all types. Our litigators are deeply experienced in matters involving patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights and related rights, and we advise clients on liability and risk allocation matters as well as represent them in all types of litigation and dispute proceedings.

Among the services the group provides are:

  • Copyright & Digital Rights
  • Patent, IP & Technology Litigation
  • Patent Prosecution
  • Technology & IP Transactions
  • Trademark & Advertising

Members

Johnson, R Whit (Head of Department)

Barker, Aaron

Bethards, Matthew

Lake, Catherine

Thompson, John

Clients

Dyno Nobel

Intermountain Healthcare

Merit Medical

Roche Innovation Centre Copenhagen A/S

Sandisk

Shire-NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

University of Utah Research Foundation Technology & Venture

Industries

Agribusiness

Construction

Consumer Products

Energy

Food & Beverage

Healthcare

Life Sciences & Technology

Manufacturing

Natural Resources

Real Estate

Intellectual Property

Stoel Rives LLP

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Location

201 South Main Street

Suite 1100

Salt Lake City

Utah

USA

UT 84111

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Utah

Intellectual Property


Matthew Bethards
Band 2
R Whit Johnson
Band 3