Brett Bostrom merges his experience in a variety of technologies such as telecommunications, networking, optics, manufacturing, medical devices, and medical imaging with his legal experience to assist clients in acquiring and enforcing patents.
Brett’s practice focuses on preparing and prosecuting patents before the U.S. Patent Office for telecommunications and networking, nanoscale semiconductor sensors, medical devices, and medical imaging technologies. Brett’s practice also includes patent due diligence analysis to advise clients seeking to expand their businesses and launch new products and services. It is his priority to understand the details and subtleties of his clients’ technologies to create the strongest patent protection possible. During law school, Brett served as the editor-in-chief of his school’s intellectual property periodical, IP Theory, and was a student associate for the school’s pro bono intellectual property clinic.
Prior to his legal career with Haynes and Boone, Brett was an industrial engineer for a global automotive safety company, and an R&D intern for a rocket propulsion company.
- Scoutmaster, Boy Scouts of America (BSA), August 2018 - February 2020
- Assistant Scoutmaster, BSA, August 2017 - August 2018
- "Imitation in Patent Applications: The Sincerest Form of Flattery, or Trouble in Paradise?" co-author, Intellectual Property and Technology Law Journal, June 2023.
J.D., Indiana University Maurer School of Law, 2017, magna cum laude; Order of the Coif; Editor-in-Chief, IP Theory
B.S., Physics, Utah State University, 2012
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
On June 22, 2023, Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Chris Coons (D-DE) introduced legislation to “modif[y] and clarif[y]” patent eligibility requirements and jurisprudence.1 Named the Patent Eligibility Restoration Act of 2023 (“the Act”), it aims to rein in patent subject matter eligibility exclusions brought on by Mayo2, Alice3, and their progeny. The Act would amend 35 U.S.C. § 101 to replace a [...]