Matthew E. Browning is a Member of the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Practice Group at JWTH. Matt represents corporations, universities, and start-ups in acquiring and enforcing intellectual property rights in the U.S. and around the world. Matt prepares and prosecutes patent applications in technology areas such as robotics and autonomous vehicles, Internet of things (IoT), software as a service (SaaS) and cloud computing, data and analytics, semiconductor devices and processes, and medical devices and medical imaging.
Matt provides client counseling in the strategic development of patent portfolios, patent licensing and transactions, pre-litigation investigations, and responding to and resolving defensive matters. Matt counsels clients regarding infringement/non-infringement, patentability, validity, and freedom to operate. Matt advises clients on the latest patent office guidance regarding subject matter eligibility of software-related technology. Matt also provides guidance on intellectual property in government contracts.
Matt is admitted to the bars of North Carolina, California, and Texas, and he is registered to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office. Matt worked as a satellite communications engineer before attending law school. Matt earned his B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Northwestern University and his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law.