Kirk R. Harris

Attorney at Law Shareholder

Kirk R. Harris

Office: 435.252.1360

Direct: 435.575.1386

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Kirk R. Harris

Attorney at Law Shareholder

Kirk’s practice focuses on complex business and intellectual property litigation, including patents, trademarks, trade dress, trade secrets, contracts, unfair business practices, and copyrights. His experience encompasses a wide range of technologies, including fitness and recreational equipment, computer software and hardware, medical devices, sporting goods, and direct broadcast satellite communication. Kirk also has widespread experience representing clients in arbitrations, mediations, settlement negotiations, and contract and licensing negotiations.

Prior to joining Maschoff Brennan, Kirk was shareholder at a major IP law firm in Salt Lake City. He has repeatedly been recognized as a Utah Legal Elite by Utah Business magazine and as a Super Lawyer in the Mountain States Super Lawyers magazine. During law school, he served as Managing Editor of the Idaho Law Review. Prior to law school, Kirk worked as a metallurgical engineer for one of the largest steel manufacturing companies in the United States.

Kirk enjoys spending time with family and sport-related activities.

  • Education
    • J.D., University of Idaho, 2004
    • B.S., University of Utah, Metallurgical Engineering, 2000
  • Practice Focus
    • Complex IP Litigation, Inter Partes Conflicts & Mediation and Arbitration
    • Patent Infringement, U. S. and Europe
    • Trademark Infringement
    • Trade Dress Infringement
    • Misappropriation of Trade Secrets
    • Breach of Contract
    • Patent Related Antitrust Actions
    • Appeals
    • Assistance with Appeals Before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and Other Regional Federal Circuit Courts of Appeal
    • Licensing, Other Transactional Work & Client Counseling
    • Trademark Searches and Clearance Opinions
  • Technical Experience
    • Compositions
    • Material Sciences
  • Professional Admissions & Associations
    • Utah State Bar
    • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
    • American Bar Association
    • Salt Lake County Bar
  • Second Language
    • Spanish