C. Kevin Speirs

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C. KevinSpeirs
Shareholder
Phone: 801.532.1234
Direct: 801.536.6716

Kevin Speirs is a shareholder in Parsons Behle & Latimer’s Litigation practice group. His practice focuses on intellectual property litigation, with an emphasis on patent infringement litigation and on antitrust matters. Mr. Speirs has handled patent infringement, trade secret, and other intellectual property litigation in many states. He has handled patent infringement matters covering a wide range of technologies, including biomedical and surgical devices, explosives and detonators, computer software, computer and electrical devices, oil and gas production devices and processes, microscopes and optics, nucleic acid and microbiological products and processes, wastewater treatment equipment, amino acid chelates, and many different types of mechanical devices, among others. His background in electrical engineering and years of experience as a litigator and trial lawyer provide him with the skills and perspective to handle lawsuits involving virtually any technology.

Additionally, Mr. Speirs has extensive appellate experience. He has handled over 20 appeals in the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Mr. Speirs is a member of the Utah State Bar and its Intellectual Property Section. He is also a member of the American Bar Association and its Committee on Intellectual Properties Litigation.

Practice Areas

Accomplishments

Academic


University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law (J.D. 1988)

Utah Law Review, Associate Editor, 1987-88

“The Seventh Circuit Shoots for Multiple Transfer of Cases,” Utah Law Review, February 1988

University of Utah (B.S. Electrical Engineering, 1985)

Cum Laude


Professional


Recognized in Chambers USA, 2008-present

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America, 2008-present


Associations

Professional


American Bar Association, Intellectual Properties Litigation Committee
Member
(1989 - Present)

Utah State Bar, Intellectual Property Section
Member
(1989 - Present)


Licensed/Admitted

Utah
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

Education

University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law