Karl R Cannon

Karl R. Cannon

Karl R. Cannon

Member, Registered Patent Attorney

Karl’s Contact Info

+1 (801) 478-0071

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Karl Cannon spent several years educating the public about intellectual property law issues in two regular newspaper columns for over a decade, and as the author of numerous articles in several different nationally distributed engineering magazines, is highly acclaimed by peer review and client review, specializes in all aspects of intellectual property law and related litigation, and is an AV-rated attorney.

Practice Areas

  • IP Counseling and Strategic Planning
  • IP Enforcement
  • IP Litigation
  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Copyrights
  • Trade Secrets
  • Unfair Competition
  • IP Licensing


  • Juris Doctorate, J. Reuben Clark Law School (BYU)
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Brigham Young University


  • Utah State Bar
  • Federal District Court, D. Utah
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

Professional Affiliations, Certifications, and Achievements

  • Member, Utah Bar Association
  • Member, Utah Bar Association Intellectual Property Section
  • Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Admitted to practice before the Utah Supreme Court, U.S. District Court of Utah, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Utah’s “Legal Elite” in intellectual property, Utah Business magazine
  • Author of IP law articles, Utah Business; Podiatry Today; Machine Design; Sensors Magazine
  • AV Rated Attorney by Martindale-Hubbell

Technical Areas

  • E-Commerce and Internet Tech
  • Mechanical and Civil Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Magnetic Motors
  • Physics
  • Medical Products
  • Surgical Instruments and Implants
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Construction Equipment
  • Trailer Hitch and Sway Control Technology
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Fundamental levels of chemical, electrical, electronic and computer-related matters
  • Archery
  • Watercraft Technology
  • Parking Garage Elevator Technology
  • Aircraft Technology
  • Automotive Technology
  • Variable Ratio Transmissions
  • Business Methods
  • Dentistry Inventions
  • Food Service Products
  • Machinery
  • Mining
  • Industrial Drilling
  • Polymer Concrete
  • Print Technology
  • Cooking Products
  • Product Packaging
  • Steel Making
  • Robotics
  • 3D Multispectral Lidar
  • Thermoacoustic Refrigeration
  • Thermoelectric Cooling
  • Vinyl Fencing
  • Livestock Products
  • Sporting Goods
  • Musical Instruments
  • Microphone Tech

Karl R. Cannon, PC, Member
Morriss O’Bryant Compagni Cannon, PLLC