Publications

That Invention Is Not Obvious! Hindsight Is Worse Than You Think

January 20, 2021

A recent newspaper article about the inventor of the traffic light observed: “It seems so obvious now. But then that’s the thing about inventions. They’re always plain to see in hindsight.”[1]   As the saying goes, “hindsight is 20/20.” The U.S. Patent Office, however, is often dismissive of this basic insight. Read more: Obviousness 

Brent A. Johnson, Ph.D.

Maschoff Brennan Recognized in U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Ranking

November 5, 2020

Park City, UT (November 5, 2020) We are proud to announce that the U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers named Maschoff Brennan in its annual Best Law Firm rankings released Thursday.  The firm was recognized as a Tier 1 firm in both Orange County and Utah.  Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” recognizes firms […]

Keeping Your Trade Secrets Secret

November 3, 2020

By Erynn Embree Virtually all companies possess trade secrets critical to the success of the business; however, without undertaking proper care, business owners may find that some of their most precious assets may not be adequately protected, or are at risk of ending up in the wrong hands. Affirmative steps must be taken for a […]

Erynn L Embree