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Joshua Randall


222 South Main Street, Suite 2200, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Josh provides strategic intellectual property advice to Fortune 500 companies and start-ups, with a focus on patent prosecution across the mechanical, electro-mechanical, electrical, and biomedical arts.

His experience includes preparing and prosecuting utility and design patent applications, due diligence investigations, patentability and freedom to operate opinions, inter partes reviews (IPRs), and reexamination proceedings. He also helps clients protect, defend, and monetize their IP assets by leveraging his technical background to develop effective licensing and litigation strategies.

Josh has worked on hundreds of patent applications covering technologies such as: medical device technologies, data storage systems, aerospace technologies, jewelry design, optical films, power sports vehicles, fire safety systems, dental equipment, filtration and fluid control systems, printer and copier equipment, paper manufacturing and dispensing equipment, footwear, fuel delivery systems, ATV accessories, archery devices, and other outdoor equipment.

Prior to joining the firm, Josh was an IP attorney for a national IP boutique, and a design engineer for 3Com, Inc.


Patent Preparation and Prosecution
  • Patent Portfolio Development
  • Domestic and international patent preparation and prosecution 
Opinions and Counseling
  • Patent infringement and validity analysis
  • Non-infringement/invalidity opinions
  • Product design counseling
Patent Licensing and Due Diligence
  • Licensing negotiations and strategies
  • Strategic patent acquisitions
  • Product clearances
  • IP due diligence


Bar Admissions


  • Mountain States Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, Intellectual Property, 2012, 2013
  • Minnesota Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, Intellectual Property, 2007, 2008
  • Utah Business Magazine, Utah Legal Elite, Intellectual Property, 2015-2019
  • The Best Lawyers in America©, Patent Law, 2019-2020
  • IAM Patent 1000 – The World's Leading Patent Practitioners, Prosecution – Recommended, 2017-2019

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association, Member
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Member
  • Intellectual Property Section Chair, J. Reuben Clark Law Society
  • Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association, Member
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Member
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, Member

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