Perry R. Clark specializes in trials and appeals of civil cases, including intellectual property matters, commercial disputes, and federal agency investigations. Mr. Clark has litigated disputes throughout the United States related to patents, trade secrets, trademarks, licensing, international trade, technology joint development, and contracts.
He has represented corporations in matters involving a broad range of technologies, including semiconductors, computer software and networking, cable television middleware, telecommunications, medical devices, chemicals, lasers and precision optics, automobiles, financial services, and electronic payment processing.
His experience includes jury trials, arbitrations, and hearings before the International Trade Commission. Mr. Clark also has appeared as appellate counsel before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Third Circuit, and Ninth Circut, as well as California state courts.
Government and Private Sector
Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Partner (2006-2010)
Weil Gotshal & Manges (1999-2006)
Law Clerk to Hon. Ronald M. Whyte, U.S. District Court Northern District of California (2000-2001)
Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP (1998-99)
University of California at Berkeley, B.A. 1994
Santa Clara Univesity School of Law, J.D. 1998, Dean's List, Honor Roll
Supreme Court of the United States
Supreme Court of California
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
All United States District Courts in California
All California State Courts