Bryan G. Pratt
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Bryan G. Pratt

Partner
pratt.bryan@dorsey.com

Overview

BRYAN FOCUSES ON STRATEGIC PATENT PORTFOLIO CREATION, MANAGEMENT, AND PROTECTION IN THE U.S. AND ABROAD WITHIN THE MECHANICAL, MATERIALS, AND ELECTROMECHANICAL ARTS.

Bryan advises clients on protecting and enforcing their intellectual property rights, which includes companies and brands across the optics, materials, clean energy, manufacturing, outdoor sports, fitness equipment, technology, and food and beverages industries. He has extensive experience drafting applications and managing patent family and world-wide prosecution portfolio strategies.

Bryan has a versatile technology counseling practice, directed at providing clients with advice and analysis needed to make critical business decisions. His counseling expertise includes due diligence, landscape, freedom-to-operate, and patentability opinions, as well as advice concerning potential enforceability and remedies.

In addition to his patent work, Bryan is also skilled in trademark prosecution. He is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Education & Admissions

Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School (J.D., 2003)

Brigham Young University (B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2000)

Admissions

  • Utah
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

Languages

  • Spanish

Experience

Preparation and Prosecution

  • Patent portfolio development and management
  • Domestic and international patent preparation and prosecution
  • Opinions and Counseling
  • Patent infringement and validity analysis
  • Non-infringement/invalidity opinions
  • Product design counseling

Patent Licensing and Due Diligence

  • Licensing negotiations and strategies
  • Strategic patent acquisitions
  • Product clearances
  • IP due diligence

Pre-litigation and Litigation Strategies

  • Inter Partes Review (IPRs)
  • Post-Grant Review Proceedings (PGRs)
  • Pre-litigation strategies
  • Patent litigation

TECHNOLOGIES

Mechanical Engineering
Materials, composite systems, contact lenses and packaging, three-dimensional fabrications processes, clean energy technologies, agricultural equipment, automotive, athletic equipment, hunting and outdoor equipment

Medical Devices
Spinal implants, minimally invasive surgery, stimulators, prosthetics

Electrical/Computer Science/Electronic
Power supplies, computer peripherals, e-commerce business methods, computer printing devices, printer image processing, computer data storage, computer networking, telecommunications, computer hardware interfaces

Industries & Practices

  • Clean Technology
  • Energy
  • Food, Beverage & Agribusiness
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Mining & Natural Resources
  • Patent Prosecution, Portfolio Strategy & Management
  • Trademark, Copyright, Advertising & Brand Management

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • Utah Bar Association, Member
  • The David K. Winder Intellectual Property American Inn of Court

Accolades

Chambers USA 2018 Leading Individual
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Intellectual Property, 2014-2018
  • IAM Patent 1000: Recommended for Utah Individuals: Prosecution, 2016, 2017
  • Managing Intellectual Property, IP Star, 2013-2018
  • Utah Business Magazine, Utah Legal Elite, 2007–2017
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, Intellectual Property, 2010-2016
Bryan G. Pratt