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Clayton R. LaPoint

Fax +1.650.798.6701
Clayton LaPoint is an associate in the Palo Alto office. He is developing his practice in the areas of trademark, copyright, domain name and commercial litigation. His experience covers a variety of matters, including international trademark prosecution, trademark advocacy before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and trademark and copyright disputes in numerous markets and fields.

Professional Background

Prior to joining K&L Gates, Mr. LaPoint was a litigation intern at Ebay. His experience includes litigating numerous small claims and user dispute actions, and assisting in extensive discovery regarding ongoing class action suits. Additionally, from 2007 to 2009, Clay served in the United States Peace Corps. From a small village in Burkina Faso, he promoted girls’ education, reforestation, and worked to start community gardens and credit unions throughout the area. He became interested in law while assisting villagers in local legal matters.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • National Peace Corps Association