Matt’s legal practice covers all aspects of intellectual property with a particular focus on patent infringement litigation, inter partes review, and patent prosecution. His experience ranges from oilfield tools to electronic technologies such as televisions, cellular phones, microprocessors, memory systems, and digital signal and image processing. He also has experience procuring and enforcing trademarks and copyrights for his clients and assisting his clients with protection of their trade secrets.
Before joining Stephens | Domnitz | Meineke, PLLC, Matt practiced intellectual property matters for more than 12 years in the DFW IP boutique of Nelson Bumgardner Albritton P.C. and the Houston IP boutiques of Matthews Lawson, PLLC and CEP IP. During his practice Matt has presented numerous oral arguments to the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington D.C. and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board at the USPTO headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia. Matt has also argued as first chair at several patent claim construction hearings.
Matt earned his Bachelor of Science in Computer Systems Engineering from the University of Houston Clear Lake and has an Associate degree in Mathematics. He received his law degree from the University of Houston Law Center. Matt is admitted to practice in the State of Texas and the Federal District Courts of Texas and is a registered patent attorney at the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
- Patent Prosecution and Litigation
- Inter Partes Review and Post-Grant Proceedings
- Trademark Prosecution and Litigation
- Copyright Prosecution and Litigation
- Trade Secrets
- State Bar of Texas
- United States Patent and Trademark Office
- United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
- United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
- United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
- United States District Court for the Western District of Texas