Kenneth E. Horton

My Day Job

Chair, Intellectual Property Section
Kirton & McConkie
1800 Eagle Gate Tower
60 East South Temple
P.O. Box 45120
Salt Lake City, UT 84145-0120
Main: 801.328.3600
Direct: 801.321-4897
Fax: 801.321.4893
khorton@kmclaw.com

My “Other” Day Job

President
Horton Ventures, LLC
10093 South Memorial Drive
South Jordan, UT 84095
801.631.8366
HortonVentures@yahoo.com

Current Courses:
             MTECH 644 - Intellectual Property Strategy: Protection, Collaboration, & Licensing (2)

Previous Courses:
             MTECH 620 - Intellectual Property Law (1.5)
             MTECH 621 - Intellectual Property Strategy (1.5)
             MTECH 622 - Licensing Strategy (1.5)

Future Elective Courses (to be approved):
             MTECH 644a- IP Litigation & Licensing: Tactics and Strategies (1)
             MTECH 644b- IP Portfolio Analysis & Management (1)
             MTECH 644c- Trends in IP Asset Transfer (1)
             MTECH 644d- Advanced IP Law & Strategy (1 or 2)
             MTECH 644e- Directed Study (1 or 2)

EXPERIENCE
·  Patent Examiner (1990-94)
     U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
·  Intern (1994-95)
     Office of Technology Policy
     Department of Commerce
·  Patent Attorney (1995-present)
·  Team Mentor (2000-01)
     Technology-to-Market Alliance
·  Associate Professor (2003- present)
     Gore School of Business
     Westminster College

EDUCATION
·  University of Utah, B.S., Chemical Engineering (1990)
·  George Washington University, MBA (1993)
·  Catholic University Law School, J.D. (1995)

ADMISSIONS
·  U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (1995)
·  Virginia (1995)
·  District of Columbia (1997)
·  Utah (1999)

BOARDS
·  University of Utah Business Alumni Association
(2000- 2001)
·  University of Utah Master of Science & Technology Program (2002-present)

My "Short" Bio
AFFILIATIONS
·  District of Columbia Bar
·  Utah State Bar
·  Virginia State Bar
·  American Bar Association
·  American Intellectual Property Lawyers' Association
·  American Institute of Chemical   Engineers
·  Licensing Executives Society

PUBLICATIONS

·  The 1996 Patent Law Decisions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 46 The American University Law Review 6, 1997
 (co-author)
·  Basic Intellectual Property Law for Managers (2003)

LANGUAGES
·  Norwegian

LECTURES
·  The Law of the Internet in Utah, National Business Institutes (1999-2000)
·  Intellectual Property Rights, University of Utah School of Business (2001-present)

Associate Professor
IP Law, Licensing, & Strategy
MBA Technology Management Program
Gore School of Business
Westminster College
1840 South 1300 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84105Main: 801.484.7651
Direct: 801.631.8366
Khorton@westminstercollege.edu