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Evan R. Witt

Key Bank Tower
36 S. State Street
Suite 1900
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

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Mr. Witt is a member of the firm's Intellectual Property section. His practice focuses on both domestic and international intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, unfair competition law, patent and trademark opinions and licensing. He assists clients in developing and implementing intellectual property business strategies and providing opinions and advice relating to patentability, infringement, validity and freedom-to-operate issues. He has successfully drafted or prosecuted hundreds of issued U.S. patents in diverse technologies.

Mr. Witt is recognized as one of Utah's Legal Elite for intellectual property and is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.


  • Practicing intellectual property law since 1987.
  • Assists clients in developing and implementing national and international intellectual property business strategies.
  • Assists clients in licensing or acquiring intellectual property.
  • Provides opinions and advice relating to patentability, infringement, validity and freedom to operate issues.
  • Former in-house intellectual property counsel for international pharmaceutical company.





J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, J.D., cum laude, 1987

Brigham Young University, B.S. Chemical Engineering, magna cum laude, 1984

  • Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society
  • Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society
  • Phi Kappa Phi Academic Honor Society

Bar Admissions

  • Utah, 1987
Other Admissions
  • Utah State and Federal Courts Bar, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 1989
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2000
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1986

Honors & Awards

  • Utah Legal Elite: Intellectual Property (2011)
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers: Intellectual Property (2007)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV rated


Utah State Bar, Intellectual Property Section, Chairman, 1996-1997

American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)

Licensing Executives Society (LES)

International Trademark Association (INTA)