Mr. Burton is the senior litigator at TraskBritt, a nationally-recognized Intellectual Property law firm. His practice emphasizes litigation and counseling in patent, trade secret, and other intellectual property matters. Mr. Burton has successfully led trial teams as first chair in multiple federal jury trials in courts around the country in complex patent infringement, trade secret, trademark and other cases. Notably, Mr. Burton has obtained numerous preliminary injunctions in contested patent infringement cases. He has litigated numerous matters to trial and through appeal in federal and state courts, as well as before various administrative agencies including the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Mr. Burton is frequently called upon as a mediator, arbitrator and expert witness in various patent, trademark and other intellectual property disputes.
Mr. Burton has been an Adjunct Professor at the University of Utah College of Law, and has written and lectured extensively on the subjects of patent litigation, trade secrets, covenants not to compete, and Internet law.