Matthew Smith has experience in all areas of patent, trademark, and copyright law, including prosecution, reexamination, opinions, litigation, licensing, and counseling. His practice encompasses a wide array of technological areas, including mechanical devices, medical instruments and processes, lubricants, computer hardware and software, and business methods.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Smith worked a number of small and midsized law firms, where his responsibilities included patent, trademark, and copyright prosecution, litigation support, prior art searching, opinion letters, and drafting pleadings.
Mr. Smith received his Juris Doctorate Degree from the George Mason University School of Law, where he completed the Patent Law Track. During law school, Mr. Smith was a Regional Quarter Finalist in the Giles S. Rich Moot Court
Competition and a research assistant for the Honorable Judge Moore of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Mr. Smith received his Bachelor of Science in Engineering Degree in Mechanical Engineering and Applied
Mechanics from the University of Pennsylvania.
J.D., George Mason University School of Law, 2007
B.S.E., University of Pennsylvania, 2003
United States Patent Office
District of Columbia
State of Virginia
District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
District Court for the Western District of Virginia
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
United States Court of Federal Claims