Tara Clancy

Adjunct Associate Professor of International Law

  • BS, Lafayette College
  • JD, Suffolk University


Tara Clancy, Adjunct Associate Professor of International Law, is a partner at K&L Gates, where her law practice concentrates on patent, trademark, and copyright litigation. She has handled matters dealing with chemical compositions, nutritional supplements, medical devices and procedures, transport systems, electrical and mechanical devices, and packaging. From 1985-1991, Clancy worked for Procter & Gamble as a technical engineer in the papermaking division and then as a business manager in the industrial chemicals division and has experience in mechanical and chemical manufacturing processes. Professor Clancy has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Lafayette College, and a JD from Suffolk University.

"Here We Go Again – Proposed reforms to the patent system promise lawyers more reasons to litigate," (co-author) Legal Times (2005).



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