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Blaine Bassett

Registered Patent Attorney

Blaine Bassett is a registered patent attorney and a member of the State Bar of Texas with legal and technical experience in a wide variety of computer and electronics-related disciplines including digital and analog circuit design, digital logic design, and hardware and software design for embedded systems.

Prior to joining ALG, Mr. Bassett worked as an associate in the consistently highly-ranked intellectual property group of a globally recognized law firm in Austin, Texas. During law school, Mr. Bassett also worked as an intern for Chief Judge Randall R. Rader at the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C., and as an IP summer associate for a nationally recognized law firm in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Before entering law school, Mr. Bassett worked as an FPGA engineer at Raytheon in Salt Lake City, Utah, where he designed digital logic for configurable embedded systems used for United States national security. Mr. Bassett also worked as a digital hardware engineer at National Instruments in Austin, TX, where he designed digital and analog hardware and helped design software to run on it. In addition, during his undergraduate studies, Mr. Bassett worked for IBM in Rochester, Minnesota, and for Intel in Portland, Oregon.

Professional Activities

Registered Patent Attorney, U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
Member, State Bar of Texas

Education

Brigham Young University, J.D.

  • Magna cum laude
  • Best Brief, 1L Moot Court Competition of 2012

Brigham Young University, B.S.

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Heritage scholarship, full-tuition, four years

Publications

  • The Inevitable Television Revolution: The Technology is Ready, the Business is Lagging, and the Law Can Help (Syracuse Journal of Science and Technology, Fall 2013)
  • Patent Litigation Delays After the “Raging Bull” Decision: How Deep into IP Law Will the Supreme Court’s Knockout Punch to Copyright Laches Resonate? (Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal, May 2015)
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