Matt is a trusted advisor and dynamic problem solver for his clients. His practice spans a wide spectrum of intellectual property issues, making him a valuable resource. He regularly advocates on behalf of clients in legal disputes related to intellectual property, whether it is enforcing intellectual property rights against infringing parties, or defending clients from claims made by others. Additionally he aids clients in the preparation and prosecution of patents and trademarks, guiding them through the complexities of the patent and trademark application process to ensure that their innovations and brand identities receive the legal protection they deserve.
Matt is also skilled in helping clients navigate the complex landscape of IP portfolios, ensuring that clients intellectual property assets are strategically planned, well-organized, up-to-date, and in compliance with the latest legal requirements. He is also adept in the realm of IP licensing. Matt assists clients in negotiating and drafting licensing agreements and joint development and joint venture agreements, enabling them to capitalize on their intellectual property while preserving their rights and interests. His experience, legal acumen and negotiation skills are instrumental in securing favorable licensing arrangements.
One thing that sets Matt apart is his industry experience. Prior to attending law school, he served as a product development engineer for a large automotive innovator, where he was awarded multiple patents from the United State Patent and Trademark Office. With a degree in chemical engineering, Matt not only understands the technology behind various industries, but also has firsthand experience in innovating and developing new products.
- University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2006, 法学博士, Note and Comment Editor, Journal of Law and Commerce, 2004-2006; Awarded Certificate of Advanced Study in Intellectual Property and Technology Law
- Pennsylvania State University, 2001, 理学学士, Chemical Engineering, focus in Polymer Science and Engineering, Minor in Environmental Engineering
- U.S. District Court - Western District of Pennsylvania
- Circuit Court - Federal