January 27, 2014

Three New Directors Elected to Workman Nydegger’s Board

By: Paige White

Jon Richards, managing partner at Workman Nydegger, announced recently that shareholders at the firm elected John M. Guynn, Carl T. Reed and Justin Cassell to the firm’s board.

John M. Guynn is a registered patent attorney with more than 20 years of experience including initial formulation of creative and broad-based patent strategies, preparation and filing of patent applications, arguments before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and foreign patent offices and litigation support. He graduated from the University Of Virginia School Of Law in 1989 and has master’s and bachelor’s degrees in Chemistry from Brigham Young University.

Carl T. Reed graduated from the Kansas Law School in 1998 and from Brigham Young University with an electrical engineering degree in 1995. His practice focuses on preparing and prosecuting patent applications with emphasis on computer, networking and software related applications. He is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association.

Justin J. Cassell, a graduate of the George Washington Law School, counsels clients in all areas of United States patent practice, ranging from patent procurement to opinion preparation to licensing. He has written numerous opinions to defend clients against charges of willful patent infringement, and has negotiated with opposing counsel about such patents. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Cassell worked as a design engineer with particular focus on industrial applications involving high temperature materials.