Matthew J. Levinstein practices in the field of intellectual property law. Matthew litigates patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret matters in federal district courts throughout the country. His experience includes all aspects of litigation from conducting pre-filing investigations through participating at trial and appeal. He has obtained early, favorable settlements, drafted winning summary judgment briefs, and has succeeded at trial. Matthew has also drafted winning appeal briefs and responses to post-appeal petitions on both substantive and procedural issues before the Federal Circuit. He has represented clients in patent matters involving a broad range of technologies including medical devices, remote controls, television displays, hand tools, power tools, sporting goods, food packaging, kitchen appliances, and other consumer and industrial electronics and mechanical devices. He also represents clients in contentious proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB), including inter partes reviews (IPR) and trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings.
Matthew regularly advises clients on the selection and availability of trademarks, prosecutes trademark applications, and oversees foreign trademark clearance and prosecution activities. In addition, his transactional intellectual property experience includes drafting a variety of license and other IP-related agreements and counselling clients on the IP aspects of mergers, acquisitions, and finance transactions.
- Patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret litigation
- Patent appeals
- Domestic and foreign trademark selection and availability
- Transactional intellectual property, including licensing and IP due diligence for mergers, acquisitions, and finance transactions