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Clark+Elbing. Scientists at law.

Clark+Elbing is a top-tier intellectual property (IP) law firm focused on protecting and promoting innovations in life science, chemistry, devices, and diagnostics.

Founded in 1996 by a group with a shared passion for science, our firm has a long-held reputation as a premier law firm for patents. We are proud to offer a robust team of IP attorneys with advanced degrees in science who are supported by a group of Ph.D.s who are at the forefront of scientific innovation.

We are as curious, collaborative, precise, and creative as you are. We are unapologetic science enthusiasts with a deep appreciation for technology. We understand what it is, how it works, why it matters – and what it is worth. That’s why clients like you prefer to work with us. We get it, and we get you.