Guy Clinger

Guy Clinger is a registered patent attorney practicing intellectual property law for Hamilton, DeSanctis & Cha, LLP in Denver, Colorado. Guy is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. His patent prosecution experience includes U.S. and foreign patent prosecution in diverse technology areas, such as electrical, software, optical and mechanical arts. Guy’s legal experience also includes due diligence analysis for mergers and acquisitions, freedom to operate analysis and opinions such as non-infringement and validity opinions.

Practice Areas

  • Intellectual Property
  • Patent Prosecution specializing in Electrical, Software and Mechanical areas
  • Opinions (e.g., invalidity, freedom to operate, etc.)
  • Due diligence

Experience

Guy Clinger is a partner in the IP boutique firm of Hamilton, DeSanctis & Cha.

Before joining Hamilton, DeSanctis & Cha, Guy was a partner in the intellectual property practice of Klaas, Law, O’Meara & Malkin, P.C.

Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Guy’s patent prosecution and opinion experience includes U.S. and foreign patent prosecution in diverse technology areas, such as electrical, software, optical, and mechanical arts. A sampling of the technology areas in which Guy has experience in rendering opinions and performing patent preparation and prosecution include: power supplies; microwave devices; computer hardware, virtualization, applications and storage devices; networking equipment, topologies and monitoring; integrated circuit design software and techniques; scanners and cameras; display technologies; image processing; and encoding techniques.

Guy’s legal experience also includes management of outside counsel worldwide on behalf of a large corporate client, due diligence analysis for mergers and acquisitions, freedom to operate analysis, non-infringement opinions, validity opinions, analyzing the intellectual property portfolios of his clients and their competitors, litigation support and trademarks.

Other Experience

Prior to attending law school, Guy practiced as an electrical engineer for 3 years at UNISYS Government Systems Group, Communication Systems Division, where his work focused on developing communication systems. In the process, he was involved in all aspects of product development including semiconductor and board design and test, firmware development and test and documentation.

Education

  • B.S.E.E., University of Utah (1993)
  • J.D., Brigham Young University (1998)

Professional and Trade Associations

  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association

Admitted to Practice (State)

  • Colorado

Admitted to Practice (Federal)

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Language Ability

  • French