With chemical engineering, MBA, and law degrees, Ken Horton provides a multidisciplinary approach to intellectual property matters. His client service is enhanced by his investment and interest in constantly researching and learning about the legal and strategic aspects of IP required by his practice and teaching roles.
Ken’s practice includes domestic and foreign patent and trademark prosecution and virtually all manners of IP litigation, including state and federal court and agency actions. He drafts patent and trademark opinions, technology and intellectual property agreements; copyrights, trade secret, intellectual property evaluations; and performs due diligence.
Ken started his career as a patent examiner working with semiconductor technologies. He has spent the last 25-plus years honing his craft, and brings extensive experience in pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, chemical, imaging, and semiconductor technologies to the clients he serves.
Additionally, Ken passed the certified patent valuation analyst program.
Professional and Community Involvement
Certified Licensing Professional
Associate professor, Westminster College Gore School of Business, MBA Technology Commercialization Program
Adjunct professor, Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School
Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association
Member, American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Member, Licensing Executives Society
Member, LES IP100 Executive Forum
Former member, University of Utah Business Alumni Association
Former mentor, Technology-to-Market Alliance
Former chair, Licensing Executives Society, Salt Lake City Chapter
HonorsIP Star, Managing IP Magazine, 2013-2017