Clement S. Roberts

A.B., Harvard College, Social Studies, 1997

J.D, Harvard Law School, 2000

Clem is one of the founding partners of Durie Tangri.  His 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 and 2015 recommending Clem in its Patent Contentious, California category, highlighting his technical specialties (a “highly respected litigator in the California IP market and beyond”); The Best Lawyers in America (2014 and 2015); and IAM Patent 1000 2014 and 2015 (a “tenacious, pragmatic litigator who excels at finding innovative solutions,” “one of the best writers anywhere” and a “fantastic negotiator”).  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, Ring Central, Quantum, Trulia, Check Point, Mulesoft, Infoblox, Guidewire, Oakley, Athos, and Kaiser Permanente.

Clem graduated with honors from both Harvard Law School and from Harvard College.  He lives in Berkeley and spends his free time cycling in the East Bay hills.

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Clement S. Roberts