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David R. Conklin

Kirton McConkie Building
50 East South Temple
Suite 400
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

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Mr. Conklin is a member of the firm's Intellectual Property section. He specializes in all areas of intellectual property law, including domestic and international patent protection, domestic and international trademark protection, copyrights, trade secrets, unfair competition law, non-disclosure agreements, product clearance, infringement analysis, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, cosmetics, oil and gas, research and development technologies, medical devices, and licensing intellectual property.

Mr. Conklin is a Registered Patent Attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He is recognized as one of Utah's Legal Elite for Intellectual Property.


  • Associate Attorney - Metcalf Intellectual Property Law Group
  • IP Consultant - CureDM, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
  • Technology Transfer Clerk - University of Nebraska Medical Center - Technology Transfer Office
  • Research Assistant - Prolexys Pharmaceuticals, Salt Lake City, Utah - Researching and Developing protein-based assays for high-throughput drug screening. Researching and developing in vivo protein amplification, production and purification
  • Research Associate - Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon - Researching structure and function of Leishmania parasite to elicidate translocation pathway of the transmembrane domain number 5




Creighton University School of Law, J.D., 2007

Lewis and Clark College, B.A.,Biochemistry, 2001

Bar Admissions

  • Utah, 2007
Other Admissions
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2006
  • United States District Court for the District of Utah

Honors & Awards

  • Utah Legal Elite: Intellectual Property (2011, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)


Member, J. Reuben Clark Law Society