H. Dickson Burton

H. Dickson Burton

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney in Salt Lake City, UT

TraskBritt, PC
 | 230 South 500 East, Suite 300, Salt Lake City, UT 84102
Phone: 801-532-1922
Fax: 801-531-9168
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1983
Practice Areas:
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (80%),
  • Intellectual Property (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish

About Dickson Burton

Admitted: 1983, Utah

Professional Webpage: https://www.traskbritt.com/bio/h-dickson-burton/


  • Mr. Burton has been named as one of The Best Lawyers in America in the fields of Intellectual Property, Commercial Litigation and Information Technology, and among the “Utah Legal Elite” by Utah Business Magazine.  He was named by Best Lawyers as "Lawyer of the Year" for Intellectual Property Litigation in 2015, and for Trade Secrets Law in 2017 and 2019.

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Mr. Burton received certification for completing an Advanced Mediation Workshop on Mediating Complex Disputes at Harvard Law School., 2017
  • Mr. Burton received certification for Mediating Intellectual Property cases after attending a course at the World Intellectual Property Organization headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.  , 2014

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Mr. Burton has been elected by the attorneys in the State of Utah to be President of the Utah State Bar.  His term as President ends at the end of July 2019., 2017

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Mr. Burton has served the Utah State Bar since 2010 as an elected member of the Utah Bar Commission.  In 2017 the members of the Utah State Bar elected him to be President of the Utah State Bar.  His term as President ends in 2019., 2019


  • Mr. Burton succeeded in obtaining one of the very first ex parte seizure orders ever granted in the United States under the 2016 Defend Trade Secrets Act in Axis Steel Detailing, Inc. v. Prilex Detailing, Inc.  Mr. Burton is also known for his extraordinary run of recent successes in obtaining preliminary injunctions in hotly contested patent infringement cases.
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Office Location for H. Dickson Burton

230 South 500 East, Suite 300
Salt Lake City, UT 84102

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Last Updated: 2/28/2019

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