Clayton Thompson is a trial lawyer with 20 years of experience representing clients in patent disputes involving complex computer and electronics technologies. Clayton is a team-oriented lawyer whose versatility allows him to fill any role on a trial team, from lead counsel to daily case manager. Along the path of his career, Clayton has been involved in many of the largest patent disputes involving computer technology and consumer electronics.
Clayton leverages his deep knowledge of computer and electronics technologies to assist his clients. Clayton’s recent cases have focused on mobile devices including broad aspects of mobile device hardware and operating system software, as well as Internet-based technologies. This reflects Clayton’s long-standing interest in consumer electronics.
Throughout his career, Clayton has been an active author and lecturer on topics related to patent law, litigation and Intellectual Property licensing. He has taught “Patent and Know How Licensing” at George Mason University as an adjunct professor. He has also served as a committee chair and member within various licensing and legal societies.