Since graduating from law school, Ross N. Crandall has been involved in preparing patent application, prosecuting patent applications, and preparing and conducting patentability and infringement opinions, prior art searches, portfolio analyses, patent appeals, and trademark procurement and protection. Mr. Crandall has been involved in analysis of intellectual property licensing agreements and tax analysis of large intellectual property portfolios of multi-jurisdictional entities. Mr. Crandall was involved in drafting briefs presented before the Utah Supreme Court and the Utah State District Court. Mr. Crandall also was a judicial extern for then Chief Magistrate Judge David Nuffer of the United States District Court for the District of Utah involved in drafting memorandum decisions and orders, and researching and analyzing briefs submitted to the court.
Before entering the legal profession, Mr. Crandall was a design engineer involved in designing parts and systems for industrial OEMs, and upstream and downstream oil and gas companies. During his years as a practicing engineer, Mr. Crandall enjoyed collaborating with engineers and engineering teams from startup companies, mid-size companies, and large multinational corporations to design efficient systems to meet the needs of shareholder, owners, and customers. Mr. Crandall now enjoys finding the best way to protect the hard work of engineers, inventors, and innovators as they invent and design solutions to the problems of our day.
University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law (J.D.)
Brigham Young University (B.S., Mechanical Engineering)
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
Utah Supreme Court
U.S. Dist. Court, Dist. of Utah