Clem's practice focuses on intellectual property litigation and on complex commercial cases with a high-technology component. He has successfully tried a wide variety of civil and criminal cases to verdict in state and federal courts and in arbitration.

Clem has been recognized in a variety of publications, including the Daily Journal (among the top 75 IP Litigators in California 2015); Intellectual Asset Management (a “commercially savvy first-chair trial lawyer”); Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars in 2014-2018, recommending Clem in its Patent Contentious, California category and highlighting his technical specialties (a “highly respected litigator in the California IP market and beyond”); The Best Lawyers in America (2014-2016); IAM Patent 1000 2014, 2015 and 2016 (a “tenacious, pragmatic litigator who excels at finding innovative solutions,” “one of the best writers anywhere” and a “fantastic negotiator”); and ranked by Chambers & Partners for Patent Litigation. In 2015, Clem was also one of nine finalists for Managing IP’s California IP Litigator of the Year.

Clem’s current clients including Fitbit, RingCentral, Quantum, Check Point, Mulesoft, Blue Coat, Nimble, Athos, and Netflix.

Clem graduated with honors from both Harvard Law School and from Harvard College. He lives in Marin and spends his free time cycling around Mt. Tam.

  • PurePredictive v. H2Oai: San Francisco AI-provider was sued by competitor Purepredicitive Inc, for patent infringement in the Federal District Court of Northern California. We invalidated the patent on a motion to dismiss, and currently represent in the Federal Circuit.