Kirton McConkie is a full-service firm with offices in Salt Lake City and Lehi with around 20 attorneys practicing IP. The firm's attorneys have deep experience handling matters involving medical devices, software, electrical technology, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, bioengineering and mechanical and chemical systems. One peer refers to the firm as "highly recommended" for litigation. In one recent contentious matter, the firm obtained a win on behalf of CleanCut in a patent infringement suit against Rug Doctor that ended with a jury finding that Rug Doctor had willfully infringed upon the client's patent.
Attorney Kenneth Horton is among the firm's standout names with respect to IP work. His practice covers a range of areas but focuses in large part on patent prosecution. Other stars are Craig Metcalf and Michael Krieger. Metcalf has worked in a wide variety of technology and industry areas including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, automotive. Krieger focuses on international IP law, including foreign and domestic patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets.