Sara McFadden


Sara McFadden, partner at Keller Jolley Preece, is focused primarily on the preparation of U.S. and foreign patent applications. In addition, Sara advises her clients in other intellectual property matters, including trademark registration and licensing.

Prior to her legal career, Sara worked as a software developer for General Electric, where she developed distributed systems for industrial grade power generating equipment. Sara also has extensive experience in developing web applications.

Technical Experience

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


  • IP Moot Court Participant


  • U.S. & International Patent Prosecution
  • U.S. Trademark Prosecution
  • Patentability/Freedom to Operate Opinions
  • Licensing Agreements


  • JD, Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School
  • BS, Computer Science, Brigham Young University
    • Magna Cum Laude
    • Math Minor

*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.