Kenneth W. Clayton

Patent Agent


Kenneth Clayton is a technology-minded patent agent with extensive experience discussing technology with inventors. His background includes analog/RF circuit design, semiconductor fabrication, and failure analysis. Ken received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Brigham Young University and a M.S.E. in Electrical Engineering from University of Michigan.


University of Michigan
Electrical Engineering
M.S.E. 1986

Brigham Young University
Electrical Engineering
B.S. 1988


Ken’s background includes 20+ years of circuit design and 7 years of IP portfolio management. From 1995-2009, he served as an IC Designer, Senior IC Designer, Staff IC Designer, and Staff IP Specialist – all at Microtune Inc. (currently CSR) in Plano, Texas. From, 2004-2009. From 2010 -2015, he was a consultant. From 2015 to present, Ken has served as a patent agent for law firms in Dallas, Texas.

Ken has authored many peer-reviewed publications and has been the inventor or co-inventor on numerous patents.


Ken is registered to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office. He is a member of National Association of Patent Practitioners, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and the Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA).

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