Perry S. Clegg

Attorney Perry CleggPerry S. Clegg is a shareholder and the founder of CLEGG and has been practicing law for over 20 years.  Perry is a registered patent attorney and specializes in all areas of intellectual property, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, domain names and internet related legal matters. His experience includes complex patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret litigation, domain name dispute resolution, and European drug regulatory litigation. His experience also includes the prosecution of patent, trademark, and copyright matters and he has extensive experience with patent and trademark licensing, mergers and acquisitions and other technology based transactions. Perry has litigated patents covering products with annual revenues exceeding $1 billion and has transaction closings totaling approximately $500 million. He has also successfully argued cases against Fortune 500 companies and is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court.


  • Best Lawyers 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Utah Legal Elite 2007- 2009, 2011-2016
  • Superb (10/10) Avvo Rating
  • Chair, Intellectual Property Section, Utah State Bar, 2014-2015
  • Chair, Cyberlaw Section, Utah State Bar, 2009-2010
  • Order of the Coif
  • Phi Kappa Phi


  • Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark School of Law, 1997, Order of the Coif, Law Review
  • Bachelor of Science, molecular biology, Brigham Young University, 1993
  • Bachelor of Science, Portuguese, Brigham Young University, 1993

Litigation Experience

  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Copyright
  • Trade Secrets
  • Trade Dress
  • Domain Name Disputes
  • Construction Defects
  • Business and Complex Commercial
  • Mediation

Technology and Industry Experience

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Nutritional Supplements
  • Medical Devices
  • Biotechnology
  • Biomass
  • Energy
  • Oil & Gas
  • E-Commerce
  • Software & Web Applications
  • Cellular Telephony
  • Semiconductors
  • GPS
  • Lasers
  • Construction & Design

Professional Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Federal Circuit Court of Appeals
  • New York
  • District of Columbia
  • Utah
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and District of Utah

 Prior Professional Experience

  • Fish & Neave
  • Arnold & Porter
  • Judicial Intern, Honorable Randall R. Rader, U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Professional Associations & Activities

  • Chair, Intellectual Property Section, Utah State Bar, 2014-2015
  • Chair, Cyberlaw Section, Utah State Bar, 2009-2010
  • Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • Member, Intellectual Property Section, Utah State Bar
  • Federal Bar Association


  • Portuguese
  • Spanish