Matthew L. Kaufman regularly counsels clients in the areas of patent prosecution, litigation, and transactional engagements. He has extensive experience in all facets of patent acquisition and as a seasoned patent prosecutor has advised many high tech companies with regard to portfolio development and patent mining, working closely with management and engineering to facilitate the identification and protection of key technical assets. Beyond drafting, prosecuting, and defending over several hundred patent applications across a broad spectrum of technology areas, Matthew is a valuable sounding board for his clients in matters concerning portfolio analysis for acquisitions and defensive assessments, due diligence, and opinions of non-infringement and invalidity.
In addition to IP acquisition and advising, Matthew regularly represents clients in enforcing their exclusive rights against competitors and was part of the litigation team successfully enforcing check-imaging patents against the national banking industry in DataTreasury Corp. v. Bank of America Corp., et al. Prior to practicing law, Matthew worked in the technology sector developing enterprise client/server systems for a variety of applications. He has extensive experience developing, maintaining, and implementing database systems, broad knowledge regarding the architecture and deployment of wired and wireless networks, and he is familiar with a number of development environments, languages, and frameworks.