barnard-n-madsen

Barnard N. Madsen, Partner

bmadsen@fslaw.com

More than 30 years’ legal experience 

Barney’s 30-year legal career includes service on a U.S. congressman’s staff, as an Air Force judge advocate, a Special Assistant U.S. attorney, and Assistant Attorney General. He has served as a prosecutor and criminal defense counsel, and full-time for four years as an appellate counsel, and has now served nearly eighteen years in private practice. His current practice focuses on intellectual property, employment law, commercial litigation, and appeals. For four years running, he has been voted by other attorneys in the state as one of Utah’s Legal Elite in intellectual property and business litigation.

Our Address

Fillmore Spencer LLC

At Jamestown Square

3301 North University Avenue

Provo, Utah 84604

(801) 851-1266

Practice Areas

  • Trademark regsitration and enforcement
  • Branding advice
  • Intellectual property litigation
  • Employment law
  • Civil trials and appeals
  • Mediation and arbitration

Look to Fillmore Spencer LLC for creative, cost-effective legal counsel and trial savvy

Barnard N. Madsen brings a broad perspective to business and civil legal matters. Call Barney at (801) 851-1266 or fill out the form to see how he can help your enterprise resolve its most pressing legal issues.

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Bar Admissions

  • Utah, 1985
  • U.S. District Court, District of Utah, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit, 2005
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, 2015

 

Honors

  • Utah’s Legal Elite, intellectual property and business litigation, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 — Utah Business Magazine.

 

Education

 

Professional Associations

  • Member, International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Member, J. Reuben Clark Law Society
  • Master of the Bench, Immediate Past President and Former Secretary, A. Sherman Christensen American Inn of Court I, 2008–present

 

Seminars

  • Trademarks 101
    • Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum, 2012
    • BNI International, 2011
    • Utah State Bar spring convention, 2010
    • Brigham Young University Campus Education Week, JRCLS CLE, 2009
  • ADA, ADEA, FLSA, FMLA…: The Alphabet Soup of Employment Law
    • Utah County employers committee, Utah Department of Workforce Services, 1998–2006

 

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, Family Watch International, 2013–2014
  • Board Member and Secretary, Gazelam Foundation, 2009–2014
  • Board member, Kresimir Cosic Foundation, 2009–present
  • Brigham Young University Cougar Club, 1998–present
  • Moot Court Judge
    • S. J. Quinney College of Law, 1996–1998
    • J. Reuben Clark Law Society, 1998–present
  • Volunteer, J. Reuben Clark Law School Mentor Program, 2001–present
  • Legal Advisor, Utah County Employers Committee, 1998–2006
  • Latter-Day Saints Missionary, Germany Frankfurt Mission, 1976–1978

 

Military Service

  • Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Air Force (retired)
    • Judge Advocate General’s Corps 1985–2007 (11 years on active duty; 11 years as a reservist

Reported Cases

  • Craig v. Provo City, 352 P.3d 139, 2015 UT App 145 (Utah App. 2015)
  • Hansen, et al. v. PT Bank Negara Indonesia, et al, __ F.3d __ (10th Cir. 2013)
  • Young Living Essential Oils, LC v. Marin, 266 P.3d 814 (Utah 2011)
  • Allen, et al. v. Sybase, Inc., et al., 468 F.3d 642 (10th Cir. 2006)
  • Arnell v. Salt Lake County Board of Adjustment et al., 112 P.3d 1214 (Utah App. 2005)
  • State v. Call, 980 P.2d 201 (Utah 1999)
  • State ex rel. M.V., M.V. v. State, 977 P.2d 494 (Utah App. 1999)
  • State v. Wright, 977 P.2d 505 (Utah App. 1999)
  • State v. Parra, 972 P.2d 924 (Utah App. 1998)
  • State ex rel. W.B.J., W.B.J. v. State, 966 P.2d 295 (Utah App. 1998)
  • State v. Lyman, 966 P.2d 278 (Utah App. 1998)
  • State v. Merila, 966 P.2d 270 (Utah App. 1998)
  • State v. Arellano, 964 P.2d 1167 (Utah App. 1998)
  • State v. Betha, 957 P.2d 611 (Utah App. 1998)
  • State v. Stringham, 957 P.2d 602 (Utah App. 1998)
  • State v. McBride, 957 P.2d 539 (Utah App. 1997)
  • State v. Ross, 951 P.2d 236 (Utah App. 1997)
  • State v. Maycock, 947 P.2d 695 (Utah App. 1997)
  • State v. Stephens, 946 P.2d 734 (Utah App. 1997)
  • State v. Winward, 941 P.2d 627 (Utah App. 1997)
  • State v. Struhs, 940 P.2d 1225 (Utah App. 1997)
  • State v. Telford, 940 P.2d 522 (Utah App. 1997)
  • State v. Montoya, 937 P.2d 145 (Utah App. 1997)
  • State v. Byington, 936 P.2d 1112 (Utah App. 1997)
  • State in the interest of JMH, 924 P.2d 895 (Utah App. 1996)

 

Select Reported Military Cases

  • U.S. v. Smith, 44 M.J. 387 (CAAF 1996)
  • U.S. v. McCastle, 43 M.J. 438 (CAAF 1996)
  • U.S. v. Grant, 42 M.J. 340 (CAAF 1995)
  • U.S. v. Lloyd, 43 M.J. 886 (AFCCA 1995)
  • U.S. v. Morrison, 41 M.J. 482 (CAAF 1995)
  • U.S. v. Schloesser, 40 M.J. 453 (CMA 1994)
  • U.S. v. Morgan, 40 M.J. 405 (CMA 1994)
  • U.S. v. Kelly, 39 M.J. 235 (CMA 1994), cert. denied, 513 U.S. 931 (1994)

Fillmore Spencer LLC is located in Provo, UT and serves clients in and around Eagle Mountain, Highland, Lindon, Orem, Provo, Pleasant Grove, Saratoga Springs, Springville, Elberta, American Fork, Wallsburg, Alpine, Mapleton, Midway, Lehi, Spanish Fork, Cedar Valley, Draper, Heber City, Payson, Salem, Goshen, Sandy, Santaquin, Riverton, Duchesne County, Juab County, Sanpete County, Summit County, Utah County, Uintah County and Wasatch County.