About Clark Proffitt



Clark is a patent attorney certified in law, science and technology, concentrates his practice in representing clients in a broad range of intellectual property and patent matters, including counseling, prosecution, licensing, transactions, and business formation.

Mr. Proffitt has broad experience in all aspects of intellectual property law and has performed trademark prosecution and patent prosecution for a range of technologies including medical devices and diagnostics, chemistry, mechanical engineering, metallurgy, software, semiconductor materials and electrical engineering.

Mr. Proffitt has significant experience before federal district courts, the Federal Circuit and Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeals, the International Trade Commission and the U.S.P.T.O. Mr. Proffitt occasionally speaks Spanish and served a church mission to the Latin community in Miami, Florida and Served two months as counselor and assistant to Ashanti Ashram in Coimbatore, India in 2004.

In 2013, Mr. Proffitt fell off a cliff while hiking Zion’s National Park, providing valuable insight into the kind of legal work he’d like to do in his career. Prior to forming Accelerate IP, Mr. Proffitt was a Steve Lisa Fellow at Arizona State University’s Technology Transfer Office, and practiced for eight years at a boutique intellectual property firm.

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