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My practice is centered on guiding innovators through the protection, acquisition, and/or commercialization of patent and trademark rights. Having IP experience in a variety of technology fields and spanning the breadth of intellectual property law, I counsel clients ranging from international corporations to start-up businesses. I earned degrees in Chemical Engineering and Law from the University of Idaho.  I am an advisory board member for the Department of Chemicals and Materials Engineering in Moscow, Idaho, and am also a member and two-time past chair of the Intellectual Property Law Section of the Idaho State Bar in Boise, Idaho. 


Practice areas


  1. Patent Application: 60%
    9 years
  2. Trademark Application: 20%
    9 years
  3. Intellectual Property: 15%
    11 years
  4. Licensing: 5%


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  • Nathan E Whitlock

    Elizabeth is great at explaining her position and thoughtfully advocating for her clients. She is approachable, empathetic, and kind. Over the years I have worked with her, she has cheerfully assisted me in my own work to clarify and simplify complex areas of law, both through discussions and letting me read arguments she has written. I recommend Elizabeth as a capable and understanding attorney.


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Contact info

TraskBritt, P.C.

P.O. Box 190524
Boise, ID, 83719


IDAuthorized to practice law200507/12/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Registered Patent AttorneyTraskBritt, P.C.2011 - Present
Registered Patent AttorneyDykas & Shaver, LLP2010 - 2011
Registered Patent AttorneyDykas, Shaver & Nipper, LLP2006 - 2010
Staff Attorney to The Hon. Larry M. BoyleU.S. Courts for the District of Idaho2005 - 2006
Intellectual Property InternSchweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.2004 - 2005
Federal Reporting Officer / Technology Transfer AssistantWashington State University Research Foundation2003 - 2005
Research AssistantD.C. Drown Associates2001 - 2002
Teaching AssistantUniversity of Idaho Department of Chemical Engineering2000 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
Idaho State Bar, Intellectual Property Law SectionPast Chair2013 - Present
Idaho State Bar, Professionalism and Ethics SectionMember2011 - Present
University of Idaho Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering Advisory BoardMember2007 - Present
Idaho State Bar, Intellectual Property Law SectionMember2005 - Present
Idaho State Bar, Intellectual Property Law SectionChair2012 - 2013
Idaho State Bar, Intellectual Property Law SectionPast Chair2010 - 2011
Idaho State Bar, Intellectual Property Law SectionChair2009 - 2010
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Sonic Cash, Inc. v. Domain registrationsDecision for Plaintiff;Transfer of domain ordered
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Advocate (Idaho State Bar)Patent, Trademark, & Copyright Protection: Necessities or Luxuries2011
The Advocate (Idaho State Bar).COM and .NET, Make Room for .TRADEMARK: What Trademark Holders Should Know About the New gTLD Program2010
The Advocate (Idaho State Bar)Orphan Works: Congress Considers Lessening Penalties for Copyright Infringers2009
Idaho Law ReviewCivil Procedure in Idaho: An Examination of Significant Differences Between the Rules of Procedure of the Idaho State and Federal Courts2009
The Advocate (Idaho State Bar)Moral Rights Under Federal Law2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Idaho College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of IdahoChemical EngineeringBS - Bachelor of Science2002
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Idaho State BarIP Transactions: Identifying & Transferring Ownership2011
Idaho State BarNotable Differences Between the Rules of Civil Procedure in Idaho's State and Federal Courts2010
Girls in Tech Boise March 2010 MeetingWhat Innovators in Technology Should Know About Intellectual Property2010
AssemblyProtect Your Intellectual Property Rights & Avoid Violating Another's IP Rights2010