Kevin K. Johanson

Registered Patent Attorney Of Counsel

Kevin K. Johanson

Kevin K. Johanson

Registered Patent Attorney Of Counsel

For over 20 years, Kevin has provided legal guidance to leading Fortune 500 and emerging companies alike on intellectual property (IP) and product development, including invention identification, patent procurement, patent litigation, and portfolio management and counseling.

Kevin has degrees in electrical engineering and has broad and deep knowledge in the fields of wireless communications, electronics, computer technology and software. His representative clients include Qualcomm, NXP, HP, Micron, Lending Club, and eBay.

Kevin's IP experience spans diverse technology areas, including transceivers, antennas, processors, memory, signal processing, communication standards, wireless power for personal devices and electric vehicles, imaging including CMOS imagers, IC processing optics, FinTech, and computer software.

Kevin brings considerable industry experience to bear in counseling his clients. Prior to practicing law, Kevin was a Patent Agent and System Engineer at Motorola, where he built patent portfolios for various technologies including for a satellite-based cellular telephone system (Iridium). As a system engineer and manager, Kevin worked on programs including public key cryptographic security systems for terrestrial and space-based national security systems, personal computer security modules, high frequency video encryption systems, satellite-based location and paging systems, and spread-spectrum military radios.

  • Education
    • J.D. Arizona State University College of Law, December 1996
    • M.S. Electrical Engineering, Brigham Young University, 1987
    • B.S. Electrical Engineering, Brigham Young University, 1986
  • Practice Focus
    • Domestic and Foreign Patent Prosecution
    • Post-Issuance Administrative Proceedings
    • Portfolio Management
    • Preparation of Non-infringement and Invalidity Opinions
    • Product Clearance Analysis
    • Due Diligence and Pre-Litigation Evaluations
  • Professional Admissions & Associations
    • Utah State Bar
    • Registered Patent Attorney
    • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
    • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)