Prior to attending law school, Mr. Allen completed both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Brigham Young University. There, he assisted in multiple research projects studying the efficacy of synthetically produced antimicrobial compounds and identifying novel genetic markers in Oceanic populations indicating an elevated susceptibility to rheumatic heart disease. Mr. Allen’s research has appeared in various publications including Nature Genetics and The New York Times.
While attending The George Washington University Law School, Mr. Allen served as an associate editor for the American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal. Later, he became a member of the editorial board as an Articles Editor. Mr. Allen also externed at the United States Patent and Trademark Office as well as with Chief Judge Robert J. Shelby at the United States District Court for the District of Utah.
Currently, Mr. Allen’s practice focuses on the protection of intellectual property rights, including patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights.