Maschoff Brennan, Salt Lake City, has named Mikhael Mikhalev as its newest shareholder. Mikhalev joined the firm in 2012. His practice focuses on U.S. and international patent preparation and prosecution, patentability evaluation clearance and non-infringement opinions, and intellectual property due diligence. He received his J.D. from the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law.