Jim Bullough


Jim Bullough, associate at Keller Jolley Preece, focuses primarily on the preparation and prosecution of U.S. and foreign patent applications. Jim also advises clients on other intellectual property matters, including trademark issues.

Jim obtained his law degree from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law where he received a CALI Excellence Award for Patent Law. During law school, Jim also participated in the Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Moot Court (IP Moot Court) competition where he was awarded best briefs in the western region.

Prior to law school, Jim graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. He participated in various organizations, including Tau Beta Pi, Golden Key National Honors Society, and Associated Students of the University of Utah (ASUU) student government.

Outside the office, Jim enjoys attending sporting events, plays, movies, and vacationing with his family.

Technical Experience

  • Semiconductor Devices
  • Lasers & Optics
  • Analog & Digital Circuits
  • Wireless Communication Systems
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • VLSI & FPGA Circuits
  • Printer Drivers
  • Software & Web Applications
  • Internet Technologies


  • CALI Excellence Award
  • IP Moot Court, Best Brief Western Division
  • College of Law Award


  • U.S. & International Patent Prosecution
  • U.S. Trademark Prosecution
  • Patentability/Freedom to Operate Opinions
  • Patent Portfolio Management


  • JD, University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Utah
    • Top 15% of class
    • Presidential Scholar