Ferry, Matthew A.
Current Employment Position(s)
Matt Ferry practices intellectual property law with a focus on patent litigation and technology transactions. He also has experience in other areas of intellectual property, including copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets. He represents clients in a variety of technologies, including semiconductors, electronics, image processing, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, wireless communications, and computer software. Notable clients include DIRECTV, Celgene, and Zynga.
Matt has extensive experience defending patent infringement lawsuits, including invalidity analysis, coordination with technical experts and clients for both non-infringement and invalidity, simultaneous reexaminations, written and oral discovery, and managing e-discovery. His transactional practice includes conducting due diligence with a focus on IP-sensitive issues, drafting service agreements, and optimizing particular provisions for clients based on their industry.
Before attending law school, Matt assisted in patent prosecution matters in various industries, including medical devices, ballistic defenses, semiconductor manufacturing, and telecommunications. While in graduate school at the California Institute of Technology, his research focused on experimental astrophysics involving cryogenics, optics, image processing, computer programming, and submillimeter detector technology.
Areas of Practice
- Intellectual Property
- Licensing & Technology Transactions
- Patent Litigation
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
- University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, Los Angeles, California,
Law Journal: UCLA Journal of Law and Technology, Chief Notes Editor and Senior Articles Editor
- California Institute of Technology,
- University of California, Berkeley,
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