Rick Galati

Rick Galati

Salt Lake City P +1 (801) 933-4084 F +1 (801) 933-7373


Rick provides creative and competent technical and legal guidance to clients through virtually all aspects of patent prosecution, from patentability analysis, to patent drafting and submission, to post-filing actions and opinions.

Rick shares with clients his expertise in the fields of mechanical engineering, medical device engineering, electrical engineering, and software, among others, to establish meaningful patent protection for their most valued intellectual property.

Rick also assists with trademark and other IP portfolio management.  Clients seek his counsel with trademark applications, non-disclosure agreements, contract disputes, patent licensing, and patent and trademark litigation.  

Prior to joining the Salt Lake City office of Dorsey & Whitney, Rick practiced as a registered patent attorney in Utah and California, including serving in-house as IP counsel to a startup engineering company.

Education & Admissions

Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School (J.D., 2010)

Brigham Young University (B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2007), cum laude


  • Utah
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

Industries & Practices

Patent Prosecution, Portfolio Strategy & Management
Trademark, Copyright, Advertising & Brand Management
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Patent Prosecution, Portfolio Strategy & Management
  • Technology
  • Trademark, Copyright, Advertising & Brand Management
Rick Galati