May 18, 2011
Bryan Massey, a partner at Kunzler IP, spoke to members of the NorthFront Entrepreneur Alliance on the topic of “Patents: Are They Worth the Trouble?” Copies of the presentation slides and audio can be found at the NorthFront website here. News reports of the presentation have been provided by Utah Pulse here and the Davis County Clipper here.
March 24, 2011
Brian Kunzler, Bruce Needham, Alan Edwards, and Scott Thorpe presented a LawReview CLE on Copyrights, Trademarks, Patents, and other Intellectual Property Law.
March 17, 2011
Kunzler IP becomes a proud sponsor of the Concept-to-Company contest organized and hosted by Grow Utah Ventures and Zions Bank. The “Concept to Company” competitions are ongoing innovation contests held in various regions across the state of Utah. The main objectives of the contests are to encourage and support Utah’s entrepreneurial innovators with the intent of helping them turn their concepts into a company. Each competition focuses on the unique entrepreneurial strengths of that particular region. To date, the Concept to Company contests have distributed more than $430,000 in prize money/services and helped over 28 companies bring their business idea to fruition.
January 6, 2011
Scott Thorpe gave a presentation on provisional patents at LaunchUp.
January 4, 2011
Kunzler IP becomes an official sponsor of the NorthFront Entrepreneur Alliance. The purpose of NorthFront is to bring entrepreneurs in Northern Utah together to learn, network, share ideas, find needed resources, and to recognize accomplishments among the group. The goal is to create an alliance that will foster and promote entrepreneurism in Northern Utah. Kunzler IP is proud to promote the purpose and goals of this unique alliance.
December 3, 2010
Kunzler IP partner, Bryan Massey, was selected by Utah Business magazine as a member of 2011′s Utah Legal Elite. According to Utah Business magazine, the Legal Elite comprises a listing that Utah’s business leaders can look to as a reliable directory of the state’s top lawyers.
October 14, 2010
Kunzler Needham Massey and Thorpe sponsor the Invented in Utah competition, providing judges and intellectual properties to winning competitors.
September 10, 2010
Kunzler Needham Massey and Thorpe are sponsors of the Boom Startup program. Ten start-ups were selected to receive initial funding and the guidance of experienced industry mentors. They recently presented their businesses to investors.
May 13, 2010
Scott Thorpe presented a seminar on Profiting from Intellectual Property at the Small Business Development Center at UVU. Mr. Thorpe discussed raising business valuations with IP, IP-based asset protection strategies, tax shifting, and licensing.
April 22, 2010
Scott Thorpe presented a seminar on Valuing Intellectual Property at the Small Business Development Center. Mr. Thorpe discussed six common strategies for valuing patents and other intellectual property, along with the strengths and weaknesses of each.
March 18, 2010
Scott Thorpe presented a seminar on protecting intellectual property at the Small Business Development Center. The course covered deciding when to patent an invention and when to disclose or keep secret the invention secret, provisional patents, trademarks, NDAs, and copyrights.
January 1, 2010
KunzlerIP is pleased to announce that Bryan J. Massey and Scott D. Thorpe have joined Brian C. Kunzler and Bruce R. Needham as partners of the firm. Mr. Massey has experience patent prosecution and litigation for clients including Microsoft, Cummins, and Taylor Made. Mr. Thorpe is experienced in patent prosecution and the cross licensing of intellectual property.