Steve Pulley is a Registered Patent Attorney who enjoys learning about new innovations and working with his clients to protect their intellectual property rights. He received his J.D. from the J. Reuben Clark Law School, where he graduated cum laude, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Prior to joining FisherBroyles, Steve worked at a boutique patent law firm where he practiced all aspects of patent protection and enforcement, including working with the U.S. and foreign Patent Offices to obtain hundreds of patents for his clients, and successfully enforcing and defending patent rights in U.S. District Courts.
Before law school, Steve gained business and technical experience as a Diffusion Engineer at Micron Technology, Inc. His duties at Micron included analyzing, maintaining, and improving semiconductor manufacturing processes in an advanced microchip fabrication facility. During law school, Steve received first place in the Kilpatrick Townsend Award for Intellectual Property Writing and Scholarship. He served as a Senior Editor of the BYU Education & Law Journal and as president of the school’s Student Intellectual Property Law Association (SI...
- Corporate Experience
- Micron Technology, Inc.
- Diffusion Engineer
Comment, An Exclusive Application of an Abstract Idea: Clarification of Patent-Eligible Subject Matter After Bilski v. Kappos, 2011 BYU L. Rev. 1223 (2011)
- Professional Accomplishments
- 2022 Super Lawyers Mountain States
- 2018-2020 Utah Business Magazine’s Legal Elite
- 2017-2021 Super Lawyers Rising Star
- Utah Business Magazine’s Legal Elite 2018 – “Up & Coming” List
- 2017-18 Mountain States Rising Stars
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
Reuben Clark Law School, J.D., 2011
Brigham Young University, B.S. Mechanical Engineering, 2006
Prior Law Firm Experience