Overview

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 over a thousand issued U.S. patents in diverse technologies.

Mr. Witt is an AV Preeminent rated lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell.

Experience

  • 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.

News & Events

Speaking Engagements

  • Protecting Your Intellectual Property Abroad
    2019 Utah Economic Summit, 05.17.2019
  • Avoiding Intellectual Property Pitfalls
    National Speakers Association, Mountain West Chapter, 01.16.2013
  • Intellectual Property Overview
    Salt Lake Community College, EntrepreCurious Seminar, 11.12.2012
  • Global Protection of Intellectual Property
    American Chemical Society annual meeting, 03.2009

Publications

  • Law360, 03.20.2013
  • Protecting Technology in a Global Market
    International Trade Law Newsletter, LJN, 11.2005
  • Responding to the Office Action-Anticipation and Obviousness Issues
    American Intellectual Property Law Association, Basic Chemical and Biotechnical Practice Seminar, Co-Author, 04.1990
  • Inequitable Conduct and the Duty of Disclosure in Patent Procurement
    Brigham Young University Law Review 149, 04.1986
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