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“Hey, that’s my idea!” Why protecting your ideas requires more than being first.

October 13, 2020

As the legendary racecar driver Ricky Bobby once said, “If you ain’t first, you’re last!” Couple of problems with that. First, Ricky Bobby doesn’t exist, except in our hearts. Second, he’s just wrong. If you’re not first, you could be second, third, fourth or anywhere else in front of last place. But Ricky’s misguided motto […]

R. Parrish Freeman

Hey, That’s My Invention! Avoiding Costly Ownership Mistakes With IP

October 1, 2020

By Brent Johnson, Ph.D. When it comes to the inventive process, collaboration brings its rewards and its headaches. Problems arising from co-ownership and co-inventorship are common. Potential adverse consequences can include having to pay an overly high royalty to the collaborator, entry into the market of a competitor licensed by a co-inventor, loss of a […]

Brent A. Johnson, Ph.D.

Maschoff Brennan Welcomes Three New Associates to the Firm

September 30, 2020

PARK CITY, UT – September 30, 2020 Maschoff Brennan is pleased to welcome Maren Laurence, Michael Tait, and Anthony Zhang as our newest associate attorneys. Maren is joining the firm’s litigation practice group, and Michael and Tony are joining the prosecution practice group. “We are excited to welcome Maren, Michael, and Tony to our team,” […]

Anthony Zhang

Maren Laurence

Michael C. Tait