Krista Weber Powell

Registered Patent Attorney

Ms. Weber Powell has served TraskBritt as an associate and a shareholder and is currently of counsel. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Weber Powell served as a civil litigation attorney for Richards, Brandt, Miller & Nelson. Her practice includes all aspects of intellectual property law with an emphasis on assisting in the acquisition and enforcement of trademarks. She assists clients with clearance searches when selecting a new trademark and is experienced handling proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. She provides guidance to clients with managing and growing their global trademark portfolio.

Professional Recognition

  • Utah Legal Elite – 2007, 2010
  • MartinDale-Hubbell (BV Rated) – 2013

Areas of Special Expertise

  • Enforcing and securing trademark rights
  • Coordinating global trademark protection
  • International brand protection
  • Uniform domain dispute resolution

Prior Professional Experience

  • Attorney, Richards, Brandt, Miller & Nelson

Education

  • Miami University, B.A. in Microbiology, Nutrition Minor, cum laude
  • Indiana University, M.S., Physiology
  • College of William and Mary School of Law, J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado Bar
  • Utah Bar
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Utah
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Publications and Presentations

  • Burton, H.D., K. Weber Powell. “The Art of Patent Infringement Defense.” Managing Intellectual Property, American IP Focus: Protection and Enforcement (2002): 70-74.
  • Speaker: Protecting your IP Overseas: WIPO Services and Initiatives Conference; Friday, November 4, 2016, University of Utah – Global Intellectual Property Systems; The International Registration of Trademarks Using the Madrid System

Community and Professional Organizations

  • Member, International Trademark Association (2006-present)
  • Member, Trademark Office Practices Committee (2016-present)
  • Member, Utah State Bar Association
  • Board Member, Junior League of Salt Lake City, Inc., 2004-2005
  • Chair, Intellectual Property Section of the Utah State Bar (2008-2009)