Dave Johnson’s practice focuses on complex litigation involving technology and intellectual property, with a particular emphasis on patent, trade secret, copyright, and trademark litigation, as well as administrative law issues. He has successfully represented clients in disputes in federal district and appellate courts. He also provides strategic counseling on a broad range of intellectual property, competitive, and business issues. Mr. Johnson has represented clients across a wide range of technologies, including medical devices, consumer products, computer hardware and software, consumer electronics, electronic commerce, the furniture industry, the restaurant industry, and the pharmaceutical industry. Mr. Johnson also has a wealth of experience efficiently enforcing his client’s rights in electronic commerce marketplaces.
Apart from his litigation practice, Dave handles patent prosecution, trademark prosecution, licensing, enforcement, contract and counseling matters. He has broad experience managing international portfolios, developing trademark and brand strategies, and enforcing trademark and patent rights. Dave is routinely involved in due diligence assessments including those related to corporate acquisitions and divestitures as well as advising on licensing and other technology transfer arrangements. Since 2013, Dave has taught the IP Moot Court class at the University of Utah SJ Quinney College of Law. He is a member of the David K. Winder IP Inn of Court and has been named Utah Legal Elite by Utah Business Magazine (2015) and a Rising Star by The Best Lawyers in America (2018, 2019).