Maschoff Brennan is in an intellectual property and complex litigation law firm with more than 40 attorneys in Utah and California. Eric Maschoff and Rick Gilmore, who work in Salt Lake City, are attorneys and founding shareholders at the firm that provides IP prosecution, litigation, administrative proceedings and business counseling services. Maschoff's practice focuses on licensing, strategic counseling, and patent preparation and prosecution in the communications, computer, electronics, internet and semiconductor fields. He has developed strategies to protect client technologies, prepared non-infringement opinions, conduct IP due diligence, and counseled clients in strategic IP portfolio management. His practice includes various IP matters including patent enforcement and acquisition, trademarks, copyrights and trade secret rights, computer and multimedia law, and administrative actions before the US Patent and Trademark Office and the US Copyright Office.
Gilmore concentrates on patent and trademark application preparation and prosecution in the US and internationally. He represents clients of all sizes in different industries and works with in-house counsel to assist with worldwide patent and trademark portfolios. Gilmore's patent practice includes utility and design patents, appeals to the USPTO Board of Appeals and Inferences, and reexamination proceedings.