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Steven K. Barton, M.D., J.D.

Dr. Barton represents high-technology clients. His experience in patent law includes the crafting and prosecution of patents in the areas of medical instrumentation and devices, digital electronics, semiconductor devices, computer hardware and software architecture, networking, computer peripheral devices and mechanical devices. He has been published on copyright and participated in software copyright litigation.

His M.D. with coursework in biochemistry, molecular biology, and other topics, with research experience using RT-PCR to analyze anandamide receptor expression has given Dr. Barton a foundation in modern biotechnology.

His MSEE and over 20 years of engineering experience has given Dr. Barton a thorough grounding in the practical aspects of computer architecture and logic and circuits for integrated circuitry. He originated the Intel 8096 family processor architecture at Intel through development of its predecessor, the Ford EEC-4 electronic engine control processor. He has also designed assorted analog integrated peripherals, and has participated in the development of high speed DSP devices for Crystal Semiconductor. His semiconductor industry design experience ranges from 3 micron NMOS to 0.18 micron CMOS.

Court Memberships

  • California
  • Colorado
  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Utah
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Utah

Professional Affiliations

  • Utah State Bar
  • Colorado State Bar Association
  • Texas State Bar
  • California State Bar
  • Civil Air Patrol
  • Fremont County Bar Association
  • El Paso County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Institute of Electrical Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
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  • Boulder

    2440 Junction Place
    Suite 300
    Boulder, CO 80301
F: 720.931.3001

Assistant

Karen Head
720.931.3026

Education

University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 1973

University of California, Berkeley, M.S. (Electrical & Computer) Engineering Science, 1975

J Reuben Clark Law School of Brigham Young University, J.D. Law, 1994

St Georges University School of Medicine (Grenada), M.D., 2007