April 4, 2013

W|N Welcomes Justin J. Cassell As Its Newest Shareholder

By: Paige White

Workman Nydegger welcomes Justin J. Cassell as the firm’s newest equity shareholder.  Mr. Cassell serves a significant clientele in Europe, and adds an important dimension to Workman Nydegger’s overseas practice. He is experienced in strategic client counseling, licensing transactions and matters relating to infringement opinions and freedom to operate, as well as strategic monitoring of competitive patent portfolios. Mr. Cassell also has significant experience in U.S. and foreign patent prosecution. He routinely handles U.S. application filings based on applications filed abroad, and is well versed in international filing and prosecution in many jurisdictions around the world, including Europe, China, Japan, Australia, Canada and South America, and under the International Patent Cooperation Treaty.

Prior to coming to Workman Nydegger, Mr. Cassell worked as a partner at Bacon & Thomas, PLLC, a Virginia based intellectual property law firm.  Justin received his J.D. degree from George Washington University Law School in 2001, and a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Brigham Young University in 1997.  He is currently admitted to practice in Virginia and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Mr. Cassell’s technical areas of emphasis include medical devices and prosthetics, materials engineering, electro-mechanical systems, business methods, software and information technologies, computer hardware and networking technologies.

Brent P. Lorimer, Workman Nydegger’s President and Managing Director, commented that “We are extremely honored that Justin will be joining Workman Nydegger. We believe he brings a wonderful international dimension to the firm’s practice and an impressive depth of experience. We could not be more pleased to welcome him to the firm.”

Founded more than 25 years ago, Workman Nydegger is the largest IP firm in Utah and is one of the largest firms in Salt Lake. The firm has consistently earned recognition as one of the top intellectual property firms in the nation. W|N represents a wide array of clients in all areas of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, copyright, unfair competition, and related litigation and licensing matters, and 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.