Clay’s practice focuses on intellectual property and technology law, with a particular emphasis on protecting and enforcing patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets before U.S. federal courts, the International Trade Commission, and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He helps companies and innovators make intelligent decisions about their intellectual property rights — from securing and valuing IP rights, to IP due diligence reviews/audits, to enforcement and IP litigation. Clay represents clients in a broad range of industries and technologies, including consumer products, automotive, pharmaceutical, medical device, welding technology, telecommunications, and software. Clay also serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Cincinnati College of Law offering a seminar addressing methods of securing and protecting intellectual property rights. Clay is listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, was named to the Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars and The Best Lawyers in America® lists, as well as rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell®, its highest available rating for legal ability and professional ethics.
(B.S., Chemical Engineering, magna cum laude, 1998)
(J.D., cum laude, 2001)