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Craig Metcalf

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Kirton McConkie Building
50 East South Temple
Suite 400
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

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Mr. Metcalf is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property, Litigation, Government and Utilities, and Healthcare sections. He has represented individuals, start-up companies and larger entities, including Fortune 500 companies.

Mr. Metcalf is recognized as one of Utah’s Legal Elite in intellectual property, is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, is a Top Rated Lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized by Super Lawyers National, Mountain States Super Lawyers and as an IP Star by Managing IP. He is a member of the firm’s Board of Directors.

Experience


Intellectual Property

He has worked in a wide variety of technology and industry areas including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, automotive, defense, chemicals, materials, mining, explosives, environmental, sports, media and entertainment law.

Intellectual Property Appeals

Mr. Metcalf handles appeals of intellectual property cases, including filing of amicus briefs in important intellectual property matters. These appeals often address broad policy issues in intellectual property law. 

Mediator and Arbitrator

Mr. Metcalf is a trained mediator and arbitrator in a wide variety of subject matter areas including intellectual property, contracts, corporate, employment, securities, real estate, and community disputes.

  • American Arbitration Association (AAA), arbitration and mediation panels
  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)
  • Utah Court Annexed ADR Roster
  • American Intellectual Property Law (AIPLA) mediation roster
  • World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) roster (pending)

ADR Trainings include:

  • “Mediating Commercial and Litigated Cases,” American Institute of Mediation, Los Angeles, CA (2014).
  • “Intellectual Property Media & Technology Arbitration Symposium,” Singapore (2014).
  • “Arbitration Fundamentals and Best Practices for New AAA Arbitrators American Arbitration Association (AAA),” Seattle, Washington, 2011.
  • “International Commercial Arbitrator Training,” Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2009.
  • “Mediating the Complex Case,” Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California, 2008.
  • “Basic Mediation Training,” Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2007.
  • “Arbitration Workshop,” World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva, Switzerland, 2007.

Publications

Presentations

Education

Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon, J.D., Law Review

University of Utah, Chemistry, B.S.

Graduate level work in biochemistry and medical devices at the University of Utah and the University of Berne, Switzerland

Bar Admissions

  • Utah State Bar
  • Registered Patent Attorney, United States Patent and Trademark Office
Other Admissions
  • Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Honors & Awards

  • AV-Rated Martindale-Hubbell
  • Recognized as an IP Star by Managing IP magazine (2015)
  • Top Rated Lawyer in Intellectual Property by Martindale-Hubbell (2013)
  • Super Lawyers national: Intellectual Property (2013)
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers: Intellectual Property (2011 - 2016, 2007)
  • Utah Legal Elite: Intellectual Property (2005 - 2014)

Affiliations

  • Board of Trustees, Utah Technology Council

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association

  • International Trademark Association

  • American Arbitration Association
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Past Chair, Utah State Bar Intellectual Property section