J. Jeffrey Gunn

J. Jeffrey Gunn


Jeff serves as the firm’s Managing Shareholder.

Jeff’s practice focuses on patent and trademark prosecution, post-grant proceedings, and litigation support. He counsels corporate clients in the fields of semiconductors, oil and gas, aerospace and defense, medical and dental products, and consumer products. Jeff also has substantial experience with joint research and development and licensing agreements involving intellectual property. Prior to joining TraskBritt, Jeff worked for C.R. Bard, a leading manufacturer of medical devices. Jeff joined TraskBritt in 2002 while still in law school, and enjoys tackling complex challenges and tasks involving intellectual property.

Jeff has been recognized by Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, IP Stars, and Utah Business Magazine. He was selected for inclusion in the Client Choice Guide in 2014 and 2016 for intellectual property and patents, which recognizes law firms and attorneys around the world for excellent service after surveying senior in-house corporate counsel.

Professional Recognition
  • Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” – 2009-2010, 2013-2017
  • Client Choice Guide – 2014-2016
  • Best Lawyers – 2015-2024
  • Best Lawyers SLC Patent Law Lawyer of the Year – 2021
  • IP Stars 2015 – 2017
  • Utah Legal Elite – 2017-2021
  • Super Lawyers – 2020, 2021
Areas of Special Expertise
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • New Product Design
  • Patent and Technology portfolio assessments and audits
Bar Admissions
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Utah Bar
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, District of Utah
  • Utah Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Community and Professional Organizations
  • Member, Tau Beta Pi, National Engineering Honor Society
Prior Professional Experience
  • Engineer Technician, Bard Access Systems