Tyler McAllister focuses his practice on patent litigation, patent preparation and prosecution, post-grant proceedings, and related counseling. He practices in a wide range of technologies including computer, software, electronics, robotics, telecommunications, content delivery networks, sporting goods, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and wearable technology.

Outside of his legal practice, Mr. McAllister is a volunteer leader in a local Boy Scouts of America (BSA) troop serving as a role model for youths.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. McAllister gained experience working as a full-time extern to the Honorable Chief Judge Randall R. Rader of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. During law school, he worked as a law clerk in the Spokane, Washington office of a national law firm and also served as the business editor of the Gonzaga Law Review. Prior to his legal career, Mr. McAllister worked as a junior associate engineer at Nolte Associates, Inc. in Cedar City, Utah.

Mr. McAllister was recognized in 2019 as a Washington “Rising Star” for Intellectual Property by Super Lawyers magazine.

Mr. McAllister is conversational in Russian.


Representing one of the largest global companies in its efforts to challenge patents through inter partes review proceedings.


Gonzaga University School of Law, J.D. (2013) magna cum laude

Southern Utah University, B.S., Integrated Engineering (2010)


Washington (2013)

Court Admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (2012)

Professional & Community Activities

American Intellectual Property Law Association, Member

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