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Matt serves a variety of small, medium and large clients, working as a strategic advisor to create and implement intellectual property strategy to make the most out of their technology and the things that make their businesses unique. He negotiates and drafts licenses of patent rights, trade secrets, software know-how and other technology rights to enable clients to monetize and leverage their innovations and creativity, as well as those of others. Considering offensive and defensive issues in patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret law, he serves clients in the electrical, electromechanical, Internet, semiconductor, software, cryptography and electromagnetic technology areas, and also in the computer security, furniture and automotive industries.

Matt routinely handles a wide range of intellectual property matters, including patent and trademark applications and technology licenses, and manages and coordinates clients’ international intellectual property portfolios. He is admitted to practice as a patent attorney before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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Education

Law School

The University of Chicago Law School, J.D.,1995, cum laude

Undergraduate School

Purdue University, B.S.E.E.,Electrical Engineering, 1991, highest distinction

Bar Membership

Matt is licensed to practice in the following state(s):

Indiana

Recognition

Local & National Recognition

The Best Lawyers in America©, 2014-2019

Selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, 2009

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

American Intellectual Property Law Association

International Trademark Association (INTA)

The Trademark Reporter, Editorial Board Member, 2014-2017

Indiana State Bar Association

Indianapolis Bar Association

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2006-present

IEEE Working Group P1817 (Consumer-Ownable Digital Personal Property)

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2006-present

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

GCC Foundation/Grace Care Center, Noblesville, Indiana, Personal Shopper and Co-op Advisor, 2017-present

Grace Church, Noblesville, Indiana, Grace Kids, Shepherd, 2013-present

Westfield High School, Westfield, Indiana, Westfield Band Boosters, 2013-2017

Grace Church, Noblesville, Indiana, Out Loud Youth Worship Ministry, Team Leader, 2013-2015

Church at the Crossing’s God Made Me Ministry, Co-Division Leader, 2002-2011

Oak Trace Elementary School, Small Group Leader and BizTown Mentor, 2005-2009

Westfield Youth Soccer Association, Coach, 2006, 2012