Allen began his legal career at TraskBritt starting as a law clerk. He then spent three years in The Netherlands as in-house counsel for Akzo Pharma (later Akzo Nobel) before rejoining TraskBritt, where he is now a Director and Shareholder. His practice involves all areas of IP law, with special emphasis on obtaining patent protection for inventions in the areas of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, vaccines, medical devices, biotech, and other related areas. Allen has participated in litigation in the US and in Europe, and has extensive experience in conducting due diligences.
Allen was recognized as the 2016 Best Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year Patent Law in Salt Lake City, Utah. He is also regularly listed in Utah’s Legal Elite, IP Stars, IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2016, and in Best Lawyers®.