Overview

Michael J. Frodsham draws upon his background in chemistry and his previous career as a genetic sequence analyst at Myriad Genetics to assist his clients in architectural, computer, chemical, and medical arts, and in particular with the preparation and prosecution of patents, trademark and copyright applications. Additionally, Mr. Frodsham prepares patent opinions, due diligence analysis, and assists in litigation support in the U.S. and internationally for clients ranging from single inventors and medium size companies to Fortune 500 clients.

Mr. Frodsham frequently lectures on intellectual property topics at the local colleges and universities, having lectured in classes pertaining to science, art, and business. Mr. Frodsham has served as a mentor to multiple entrepreneur groups in various competitions.

Mr. Frodsham currently serves on Workman Nydegger’s Board of Directors and co-chairs the firm’s business development and recruiting committees.

Experience

Experience
  • U.S. and International Patent Prosecution, including Reissues, Re-Examinations, and Related Strategies
  • U.S. and International Trademark Prosecution
  • Copyright Registrations
  • Licensing, Enforcement, and IP Acquisitions

Education

Education
  • J.D., University of New Hampshire School of Law, 2002 (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)
  • B.S., Biochemistry, Brigham Young University, 1996

Admissions

Admissions
  • Utah State Bar
  • Registered Patent Attorney, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Salt Lake County Bar
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • American Bar Association

Achievements

Achievements
  • 2015, 2016 IAM Strategy 300: The World’s Leading IP Strategists, Intellectual Asset magazine
  • 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, “Utah Legal Elite”, Utah Business Magazine
  • 2014, 2015, 2016, Mountain States Super Lawyers
  • 2012, 2013, Mountain States Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • 2017-Present, Chair of Recruiting Committee, Workman Nydegger

Community Involvement

Community Involvement
  • Guest lecturer and speaker, intellectual property (various local schools)
  • Coach, youth sports

Memberships

Memberships
  • Utah State Bar – Intellectual Property Section
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • The International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • David K. Winder IP Inn of Court (Co-chair of Pupilage 5)

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements

Publications

Publications