SALT LAKE CITY, FEBRUARY 19, 2019 – Workman Nydegger is pleased to welcome Peter Shiozawa as an Associate to the firm.
Mr. Shiozawa’s practice involves the preparation and prosecution of patent applications directed to various technologies, including chemistry and chemical engineering, medical devices, and material science, with particular interest in renewable energy technologies. Mr. Shiozawa also provides counsel in patent searching and prepares patentability, validity, clearance, and infringement options.
Prior to joining Workman Nydegger in 2016, Mr. Shiozawa worked as a Facilities Planning Engineer at ExxonMobil Chemical Company, where he conducted plant design and optimization analysis, including competitive intelligence studies, debottleneck designs, capex and opex simulations, and process optimizations, and was the lead planner for a manufacturing R&D program.
In law school, Mr. Shiozawa competed in Intellectual Property Moot Court competitions, winning Best Brief and Best Overall in his Giles S Rich Moot Court competition and was selected to compete at the regional level. Mr. Shiozawa drafted patent applications and conducted patentability searches for local inventors in BYU Law School’s Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic.
Workman Nydegger specializes in intellectual property law and litigation. The firm represents a wide array of clients in all areas of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, copyright, litigation and prosecution, unfair competition and related licensing matters, and possesses expertise in a diverse range of technologies, including computer systems, software, e-commerce and information technology; electronics and electrical engineering; pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, chemical, biotechnology, and medical and life science technologies; physics and optics; mechanics and mechanical engineering and alternative energy.