Kunzler Bean & Adamson

Bryan Massey


Expertise: Intellectual Property
Licenses: Oregon, Utah, USPTO
Education: Lewis and Clark Law School

bmassey@kba.law | (801) 994-4646

Bryan J. Massey is a partner at Kunzler Bean & Adamson with particular experience in helping clients obtain patent and trademark protection. He also has experience in other areas of intellectual property law, including litigation, copyrights, trade secrets, and licensing. Bryan represents or has represented large clients, including Boeing, TaylorMade Golf, Freightliner, IBM Corporation, Western Digital, Lifetime Products, Microsoft, and Cummins, in intellectual property matters.

Bryan earned his law degree from Lewis and Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon, in 2004. Bryan was a member of the law review and an editor of the Journal of Small and Emerging Business Law, in which his article concerning pre-grant publication rights is published.  Upon graduating from law school, Bryan was one of two students receiving the Intellectual Property Certificate recognizing successful curriculum concentration in the field of intellectual property law. During law school, Bryan was employed by Intel, Corp. as a strategic business development and licensing specialist where he analyzed issued patents for revenue generating opportunities and preventing potential infringement. Throughout his final two years of law school, Bryan clerked at Klarquist Sparkman, LLP, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the Northwest. After graduating from law school, Bryan worked as an associate from 2004-2008 with Klarquist Sparkman where he gained valuable experience as a patent prosecutor and part-time litigator.

Prior to law school, Bryan attended Brigham Young University and the University of Utah, ultimately receiving a bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Utah. He received several scholarships and awards, was a member of several honor societies, and graduated cum laude. During school, Bryan gained engineering experience as an intern at Easton Aluminum and Parametric Technology Corporation. He participated in the Formula SAE competition, including designing and building a small Formula-style race car, and racing the car against other schools in Detroit, Michigan.

Bryan is active in the legal community. He has served on the council of the Young Lawyers Division of the Utah State Bar and is admitted to practice law in the state of Oregon and Utah. Additionally, Bryan has been recognized as one of Utah’s Legal Elite by Utah Business Magazine in 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016, and 2017.

Bryan frequents golf courses and volleyball courts across the state of Utah, and also enjoys running, biking, and spending time with his family.

  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah
  • JD, Lewis and Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon
  • Intel, Corp., Strategic Business Development and Licensing Specialist
  • Klarquist Sparkman, LLP, Clerk and Associate at one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the Northwest
  • Oregon State and Federal Courts
  • Utah State and Federal Courts
  • United States Patent & Trademark Office
  • Council of the Young Lawyers Division of the Utah State Bar
  • Editor, Journal of Small and Emerging Business Law, 2003-2004
  • Author, Reasonable Royalties for 18-Month Patent Publication Infringement: An Unreasonable Remedy for Small Businesses, Journal Small and Emerging Business Law (2004)