Richard C. Gilmore

Registered Patent Attorney Shareholder

Richard C. Gilmore

Office: 801.297.1850

Direct: 435.252.1371

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Richard C. Gilmore

Registered Patent Attorney Shareholder

Rick is involved in all aspects of intellectual property law, with a focus on patent and trademark application preparation and prosecution domestically and internationally. He represents large and small clients from a diverse range of industries and often works directly with in-house counsel to develop and maintain their worldwide patent and trademark portfolios. His patent practice includes utility and design patents, appeals to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Board of Appeals and Interferences, and reexamination proceedings. He is a former equity shareholder and member of the Board of Directors of a major IP law firm in Salt Lake City.

Rick is a frequent speaker on patent and trademark matters. He speaks each year at the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Annual Trademark Boot Camp. He has also taught many law school classes on patent and trademark issues.

Rick is most at home in the water. He’s a three-time All-American swimmer, competing at a national and international level. At one point, he was ranked as one of the top twenty-five swimmers in the world. When on dry land, Rick enjoys golfing, skiing, and running.

  • Education
    • J.D., University of Utah, S. J. Quinney College of Law, 1993
    • B.S., University of Utah, Mechanical Engineering, 1990
  • Practice Focus
    • U.S. Patent Prosecution
    • Patent Trial and Appeal Board Proceedings Including Reexamination and Post-Grant Review
    • U.S. Trademark Prosecution
    • Trademark Trial Appeal Board Proceedings Including Oppositions and Appeals
    • U.S. Copyright Registrations
    • International Prosecution of Intellectual Property
    • Licensing, Other Transactional Work & Client Counseling
    • Patentability Opinions
    • Due Diligence Investigations of IP Portfolios During Acquisition or Merger Transactions
    • Defensive Opinions of Non-infringement and Design Around Strategies
    • Complex IP Litigation, Inter Partes Conflicts & Mediation and Arbitration
    • U.S. Trademark Oppositions
    • European Patent and Trademark Oppositions
  • Technical Experience
    • Mechanics & Mechanical Engineering
    • Electronics & Electrical Engineering
  • Professional Admissions & Associations
    • California State Bar
    • Registered Patent Attorney
    • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
    • International Trademark Association (INTA)
    • American Bar Association (ABA)
    • Orange County Bar Association (OCBA)
  • Publications, Speaking Engagements & Presentations
    • “Trademark Application Pre-Filing Strategies: Overcoming the Obstacles,” San Jose, CA, June 27, 2017
    • “Hands-on Training: Ordering trademark clearance search reports; analyzing search reports; preparing opinions,” American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) 2017 Trademark Boot Camp, Arlington, VA, June 8-9, 2017
    • “Developing a Strong Trademark Strategy,” IP Counsel Cafe, Palo Alto, CA, May 11, 2017
    • “Trademarks 101,” Thin Air Workshop, Park City, UT, April 5, 2017
    • “Trademark Application Pre-Filing Strategies: Overcoming the Obstacles,” Strafford Intellectual Property Webinar, June 16, 2015
    • “Preparing for And Ordering Trademark Clearance Search Reports; Analyzing Search Reports; Preparing Opinions,” Trademark Boot Camp, American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), Alexandria, VA June 4-5, 2015
    • “Structuring Trademark Clearance Opinions” Strafford Intellectual Property Webinar, September 10, 2014
    • Trademark Boot Camp, American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), Alexandria, VA June 5-6, 2014 “Preparing for And Ordering Trademark Clearance Search Reports; Analyzing Search Reports; Preparing Opinions”
    • Trademark Boot Camp, American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), Alexandria, VA June 7, 2013 “Preparing for And Ordering Trademark Clearance Search Reports; Analyzing Search Reports; Preparing Opinions”
    • Trademark Boot Camp, American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), Alexandria, VA June 22, 2012 “Developing a Filing Strategy (Part I)” and “Preparing for And Ordering Trademark Clearance Search Reports; Analyzing Search Reports; Preparing Opinions”
    • Trademark Boot Camp, American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), Alexandria, VA June 10, 2011 “Developing a Trademark Filing Strategy” and “Analyzing Trademark Search Reports”
    • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Annual Meeting, Washington DC October 20, 2011 “Trademark Enforcement Strategies”
    • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Annual Meeting, Washington DC October 21, 2010 “E-commerce 2.0 and IP Practice Management: Real Solutions to Workflow for Patent and Trademark Practitioners”
    • Utah State Bar, Intellectual Property Section, Salt Lake City, UT September 27, 2010 “National and International Perspectives on Trademarks”
    • Trademark Boot Camp, American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), Alexandria, VA June 10, 2010 “Developing a Trademark Filing Strategy” and “Analyzing Trademark Search Reports”
    • Trademark Boot Camp, American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), Alexandria, VA June 17, 2009
    • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) On-line Programs, (AIPLA) Webcast, May 5, 2009 “Initial Considerations in Seeking Trademark Protection”
    • Richard C. Gilmore, Who gets Mickjagger.com? Dispute resolution for domain names, IP TALK (Workman Nydegger & Seeley, Salt Lake City, Utah), Winter 2001, at 1.
    • Richard C. Gilmore, Better Safe than Sorry: Effects of New Patent Laws on Claim Drafting, IP TALK (Workman Nydegger & Seeley, Salt Lake City, Utah), Winter 2001, at 2.
    • Richard C. Gilmore, Beyond.com: New Top-level domain names, IP TALK (Workman Nydegger & Seeley, Salt Lake City, Utah), Winter 2001, at 3.
    • Richard C. Gilmore, Catchy, but is it Unique? Searching and Registering Trademarks and Domain Names, IP TALK (Workman Nydegger & Seeley, Salt Lake City, Utah), Winter 2001, at 1.
    • Richard C. Gilmore, Making Ideas Into Competitive Advantages: Business Method and Internet-related Patents, IP TALK (Workman Nydegger & Seeley, Salt Lake City, Utah), Fall 2001, at 1.
    • Richard C. Gilmore, What’s in a Name? Proper Trademark Notice and Use, IP TALK (Workman Nydegger & Seeley, Salt Lake City, Utah), Fall 2001, at 3.
    • Richard C. Gilmore, Obtaining Patents 101: Costs and Procedures for obtaining patents, IP TALK (Workman Nydegger & Seeley, Salt Lake City, Utah), Fall 2001, at 4.
    • Richard C. Gilmore, “Careful Consideration” Essential to Patent Protection: The effects of the Federal Circuit Festo Decision, IP TALK (Workman Nydegger & Seeley, Salt Lake City, Utah), Fall 2001, at 7.
    • Rick has also lectured at the University of Utah College of Law on patent and trademark matters.