Attorney Profile

Jim Bullough’s practice involves the preparation and prosecution of domestic and foreign patent applications across a variety of technologies. Indeed, Mr. Bullough has drafted and prosecuted applications for inventions of various disciplines including social networking software, graphical user interfaces, machine learning and neural networks, instant messaging software, cellular technology, local and remote data storage, photo and video processing, targeted marketing, and semi-conductor devices. He also has extensive experience conducting examiner interviews and appealing to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. In addition, Mr. Bullough has experience counseling clients in management of patent portfolios and making strategic decisions on whether to pursue certain patents in view of business considerations, patentability, and competing technology.

Education

University of Utah, S.J. Quinney School of Law, J.D., 2011

  • President; Student Intellectual Property Law Association (SIPLA), 2009-2010
  • CALI Award in Patent Law

University of Utah, B.S. Electrical Engineering, 2008

  • Tau Beta Pi Honor Society
  • Deans List; College of Engineering
  • Presidential Scholar

Prior Professional Experience

  • Keller Jolley Preece, Associate, 2013-2018
  • Austin Rapp & Hardman, Associate, 2011-2013

Admitted to Practice

  • Utah State Bar, 2011
  • United States Patent & Trademark Office, 2009