Professional Biography

Clifford F. Rey is a Registered Patent Attorney who practices Intellectual Property (IP) law including patents, trademarks, copyrights and related legal matters. Prior to forming his own law firm based in Sacramento, California, Mr. Rey was IP Counsel/Patent Attorney from 2001 to 2008 for Sonnax Industries, Inc., an industry-leading, automatic transmission parts manufacturer located in Rockingham, Vermont. Mr. Rey was a member of the Mills Law Firm, PLLC, in Wake Forest, North Carolina from 1994 to 1999 where he represented clients in patent matters in various technologies.

Mr. Rey earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Applied Arts and Sciences at San Diego State University, 1982, and his Juris Doctor degree at National University School of Law, 1992. In addition to being admitted to practice in North Carolina, 1993, and in Vermont, 2009, Mr. Rey has been registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office since 1994.

Professional Associations


Mr. Rey is a member of the Sacramento Bar Association, the North Carolina Bar Association and the Vermont Bar Association.