Craig Metcalf, Kirton & McConkie
Craig Metcalf is a member of Kirton & McConkie's Intellectual Property Section. His practice specializes in Intellectual property law including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and related litigation. Intellectual property transactions, licensing, and due diligence. International intellectual property law. Alternative dispute resolution, including mediation. Mr. Metcalf joined Kirton & McConkie in 2008.
• Represents clients in various technology areas including medical devices, mechanical devices, automotive devices, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and biotechnology
• Assists clients in developing and implementing intellectual property business strategies
• Builds and manages intellectual property portfolios
• Works in dispute resolution including mediation of disputes
• Has experience in intellectual property litigation, including the litigation of patent, trademark, and copyright disputes
• Provides opinions and advice relating to patentability, infringement, validity, and freedom to operate issues
• B.S. University of Utah (Chemistry)
• Graduate level work in biochemistry and medical devices at the University of Utah and the University of Berne, Switzerland
• J.D. Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon
• Utah Supreme Court
• Oregon Supreme Court
• United States Patent and Trademark Office
• United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
• Mediator, Utah Court Annexed ADR Roster Affiliations
• American Intellectual Property Law Association
• Licensing Executives Society
• International Trademark Association
• Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
• Board of Advisors, Gore School of Business, Westminster College
• Utah Dispute Resolution Publications
• Presentation, “Intellectual Property and Risk Management,” Intermountain Biomedical Assoc. Annual Meeting, (September 2004).
• Presentation, “Pre-filing and Pre-Answer Investigations in Patent Cases,” Utah State Bar Annual Convention (July 2004).
• Presentation, “Patent Strategies, Approaches to Protecting Your Intellectual Property,” Rocky Mountain Biotechnology Symposium (February 2004).
• Presentation, “Managing Intellectual Property,” Utah Sate Bar Mid-year Convention, (March 2002).
• Presentation, “Drafting Non-Infringement and Invalidity Opinions,” National CLE, Deer Valley, Utah, (1999).
• Author, “Satisfying Rule 11 Prior to Initiating Patent Infringement Claims,” 7 Fed. Cir. Bar. J. 321 (1997).