Keith Woffinden

Partner

Keith focuses his practice on intellectual property and litigation management.

Before joining Keller Jolley Preece as a partner, Keith worked as in-house counsel for a multi-national consumer goods company and as an attorney at an Am Law 100 international law firm.

Keith graduated at the top of his class from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University, serving as Editor-in-Chief of the law review. Immediately after law school, Keith clerked for the Honorable Jay S. Bybee of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Prior to law school, Keith graduated as the outstanding student of his class in Civil Engineering at Brigham Young University, researched and co-authored in the field of roadway materials engineering, and worked as a design engineer and soil analyst.

Outside of legal practice, Keith enjoys playing sports, hiking, and spending time with his four boys.

Technical Experience

  • Software Systems & Architecture
  • E-Commerce Technologies
  • Business Methods
  • Internet Technologies
  • Software & Web Applications

Recognition/Awards

  • J. Reuben Clark Award
  • John S. Welch Award for Outstanding Legal Writing
  • National Winner, Daniel W. Mead Writing Competition

Practices

  • U.S. Patent Prosecution
  • Patent Portfolio Management
  • Complex Commercial/IP Dispute Resolution
  • Patentability/Freedom to Operate Opinions

Education

  • JD, Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School
    • Order of the Coif
    • Summa Cum Laude, 1st in Class
    • Editor-in-Chief, BYU Law Review
  • BS, Civil Engineering, Brigham Young University
    • Outstanding Student, 1st in Class
    • Gordon B. Hinckley Scholar

*Not licensed to practice in Utah. All legal practice in the state of Utah outside of the jurisdiction of the USPTO supervised by a member of the Utah State Bar.