Matthew specialises in patent analytics, royalty rate determinations and multi-jurisdictional patent disputes in the electronics and telecommunication sectors.
Matthew is a Senior Associate in our Intellectual Property Practice and Technology & Communications sector Group, based in London.
He has been involved in several complex, high-value international arbitrations dealing with worldwide patent portfolio licences, including of standard essential patents under FRAND terms. Matthew leads our patent intelligence offering, Pattern. He has unique experience in using data-driven analytical and economic methodologies to: value and landscape patent portfolios; determine patent royalty rates; and guide patent dispute strategy. This involves applying cutting-edge technology to court-approved legal principles to generate robust, data-driven results.
Matthew has broad experience in contentious patent disputes relating to patent infringement and validity proceedings, and also advises on transactional intellectual property matters, including research and development agreements, IP aspects of corporate acquisitions and intellectual property licensing. He has undertaken work for clients in a number of different industries, including telecommunications, electronics, IT, chemical products, financial services, and pharmaceuticals.
Graduating from the University of Cambridge in 2007, Matthew has a Master of Natural Sciences in neuroscience and a Bachelor of Arts in biochemistry. He also has a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Law and qualified as a solicitor in March 2012. Matthew worked for Ashurst LLP before joining us in 2013.