Darrin Burnham is an associate with Kunzler, PC with experience in patent strategy, patent drafting, patent prosecution, patent infringement analysis, product-to-market planning, and drafting intellectual property agreements. Mr. Burnham enjoys representing a wide range of clients as he has worked with several Fortune 100 companies, local leaders in technology, as well as small start-up companies and independent inventors. Mr. Burnham practices in a broad spectrum of technologies including software, electrical, chemical, mechanical, medical, and materials disciplines.
Before joining the Kunzler, Mr. Burnham was a corporate associate with the national law firm of Lowenstein Sandler where he helped to establish the firm’s Utah office. Prior to that, Mr. Burnham worked for Holman IP Law while completing his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Utah where his electric marine motor design team secured the sole funding from the Grand Canyon River Outfitters Association by beating out several design teams from competing universities. Mr. Burnham earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Dayton School of Law in Dayton, Ohio. Upon his graduation, Mr. Burnham was awarded the Law and Technology Certificate by the law school in recognition of his course concentration in intellectual property law and his completion of dual capstone projects in both Intellectual Property Licensing and Patent Litigation. During his legal studies, Mr. Burnham also served as a member of the law school’s Intellectual Property Law Society.
Mr. Burnham is admitted to practice before the state and federal courts of Utah and is a registered patent attorney certified to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). He is also conversant in Spanish. During his free time, Mr. Burnham enjoys waterskiing, cycling, snowboarding, hiking, marksmanship, working on his car and motorcycle, and spending time with his wife, Nicole, and their children.