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Klifton Kime

Of Counsel

1800 Broadway, Suite 300, Boulder, CO 80302

Klifton focuses his practice on preparing and prosecuting domestic and foreign patent applications in the electrical engineering and computer-related arts.

He largely serves clients in the telecommunications, storage, and satellite communications industries. He also has significant experience preparing invalidity and non-infringement opinions, novelty assessments, and conducting due diligence analysis.

Klifton has practiced for nearly two decades before the PTO. Before joining Holland & Hart, he was a senior patent attorney in the Denver office of a large international law firm.


Preparation and Prosecution
  • Domestic and international patent preparation and prosecution
  • Standards-related patents
Opinions and Counseling
  • Patent infringement and validity analysis
  • Non-infringement/invalidity opinions
  • Product design counseling
Patent Licensing and Due Diligence
  • Strategic patent acquisitions
  • Product clearances
  • IP due diligence

Electrical/Electronic/Computer Science
Wireless telecommunications, standards-related technologies, control systems, communication systems, networks, computer software, printing and photocopying, circuits, memory and data storage, optics, electronics, and electromechanical

Complex Mechanical and Medical Devices
Commercial Designs


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