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Craig Metcalf

Shareholder
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 and Mountain States Super Lawyers. He is a member of the firm’s Board of Directors.

Experience

Intellectual Property

Mr. Metcalf has extensive experience in patents, trademarks and copyrights. He has successfully drafted and prosecuted well over 1,000 U.S. patents and related foreign counterparts.

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

Intellectual Property Litigation

Mr. Metcalf has extensive experience in intellectual property litigation, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, media, and entertainment.

Mediator and Arbitrator

Mr. Metcalf is a trained mediator 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

Publications

Presentations

Education

  • Lewis and Clark College, J.D., Portland, Oregon, Law Review
  • University of Utah, B.S., Chemistry
  • 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
  • Past Chair, Utah State Bar Intellectual Property section