Gary Clark: Lawyer with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Gary Clark

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Practice Areas

  • Intellectual Property
  • Patent Litigation
  • Patent Prosecution and Counseling
  • Life Sciences and FDA
  • Trademarks and Trade Dress
  • Digital Business
  • Entertainment, Technology and Advertising
University California State University, Long Beach, B.S., Electrical Engineering, summa cum laude, 1970; Stanford University, M.S., Electrical Engineering, 1971 National Science Foundation Traineeship
Law SchoolUniversity of California, Los Angeles, J.D., 1975
Admitted1975, California; U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Ninth and Federal Circuits; California federal district courts, and various other districts; U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Gary A. Clark is a partner in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the firm's Los Angeles office.

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Mr. Clark has specialized throughout his career in the litigation of intellectual property disputes, with an emphasis on patent infringement cases, having represented such clients as Acer, Amgen, Bausch & Lomb, Lenovo, MasterCard, Northrop Grumman, Taylor Made Golf and 3M. He has extensive experience as lead trial counsel in the federal courts, having tried numerous jury and non-jury cases, and in contested proceedings before the U.S. International Trade Commission, the American Arbitration Association, and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Mr. Clark is recognized for his expertise by Best Lawyers and as one of the leading IP litigators in California by the Daily Journal. He is a registered Patent Attorney.


•Who's Who in Intellectual Property Law, Los Angeles Business Journal, 2012

•Top IP Litigator, Daily Journal, 2012, 2013

•Fifty Leading IP Litigators in California, Daily Journal, 2008

•Master of the Bench, Los Angeles Intellectual Property Inn of Court

•Best Lawyer in America, Best Lawyers, 2007-2014

•Southern California Super Lawyer, 2008-2014


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Gary Clark

Forty-Third Floor, 333 South Hope Street
Los AngelesCA 90071-1448


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