Brian D. Owens is the
President of the University of Wyoming Intellectual Property Club.
He intends to specialize in intellectual property with an emphasis
on drafting and prosecuting patent and trademark applications for
clients in the electrical and mechanical arts, including software.
holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from
Brigham Young University and will complete his Juris Doctor
at the University of Wyoming in May of 2005. During his time
at BYU, Brian had the opportunity to use fully programmable gate
arrays (FPGA’s) and a SDLC communication chip to test and
design a software and hardware interface in order to create “chat” style
communications system. He is currently writing a case note for
the University of Wyoming Law Review entitled Held To a Different
Standard? Standards Board’s New Peril. Rambus v. Infineon,
318 F.3D 1081 (Fed. Cir. 2003).
Before beginning law school, Brian worked in various engineering
jobs, where he completed various engineering projects for Boeing,
BYU, and Silver Star Communications. As an intern for Boeing
he wrote a proposal for a $6,000,000 electromagnetic pulse test
facility and designed and manufactured a test stand for a missile
experience was then put to use in the intellectual property
arena as a patent engineer/clerk for Rader, Fishman, & Grauer
PLLC, a Salt Lake City firm specializing in intellectual property.
He has researched and drafted patent applications for three
major corporations in a wide range of technologies, including
cells (catalytic combustor, electrode, capillary seal, and
portable hydrogen generation system), Mopier editor, cubic
ink cartridge refilling station, axial flux induction motor,
TTY communication for the hearing impaired using a webpad,
and recordable television interactivity for the hearing impaired.
Please feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.