Steve K. Barton, M.D.

Of Counsel


(303) 625-4854

(303) 625-4901

Steve concentrates his practice on crafting and prosecuting patents for clients such as universities and developers of medical instruments and devices, electronics, computer hardware and architecture, and software.

Steve's master's degree in electrical engineering, combined with more than 20 years of engineering experience, gives him a thorough grounding in the practical aspects of the latest generation medical devices, computer architecture, and logic and circuits for integrated circuitry. In addition, his medical school coursework in biochemistry, molecular biology, and other topics also provides a solid foundation in modern biotechnology and the synthesis of modern cutting-edge medical devices.

Prior to joining the firm, Steve was Counsel with an Am Law 200 firm. Steve earned his B.A. and M.S. in engineering science from the University of California, Berkeley. He earned his J.D. from Brigham Young University and his M.D. and M.B.A. from St. Georges University School of Medicine. 


Cozen O’Connor adds Eight More Intellectual Property Professionals to its Fast-Growing International IP Practice; Will Open New Office in Boulder, Colorado

February 16, 2023

The group consists of IP attorneys Curtis A. Vock, Douglas W. Link, X. Peter Chen, Ph.D., and Steve K. Barton, M.D.; patent agents Brian T. Schwartz, Ph.D., Daniel M. Farkas, Ph.D., and Rebecca "Becky" Rudolph; and tech specialist Perry Youngs.


  • Brigham Young University, J.D., 1994
  • St. Georges University, M.B.A., 2012
  • St. Georges University School of Medicine, M.D., 2007
  • University of California–Berkeley, M.S., 1975
  • University of California–Berkeley, B.A., 1973
  • Colorado
  • Utah
  • U.S. District Court -- Utah
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Utah State Bar Association

Colorado State Bar Association

Texas State Bar Association

California State Bar Association

Fremont/Custer County Bar Association

Institute of Electrical Electronic Engineers (IEEE)

Fremont County Crusader, Board of Directors

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