Matthew J. Sutch
What you should know about me:
I am proud to be an associate at D&M and enjoy working alongside fellow mechanical and electro-mechanical engineers who are passionate about understanding each client’s technologies and business goals. I prioritize communication and collaboration with clients and individual inventors so that together, we can develop lasting IP solutions.
- Known as the jack of all trades
- Built a Lego Star Wars Millennium Falcon (7,541 pieces)
Matthew assists with U.S. and international patent procurement and global IP portfolio management in the electromechanical and mechanical arts. He has experience with many technologies in those fields, including agricultural equipment and control systems, power generation systems, aviation systems, automotive components, consumer appliances, and manufacturing methods and equipment.
Prior to joining D&M, Matthew worked as an associate at a boutique intellectual property firm in the Los Angeles area where he drafted and prosecuted applications related to various technologies, drafted infringement opinions, and drafted various motions in patent and trademark litigation matters. He also gained valuable experience during an externship at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Background & Credentials
- Clemson University (B.S., Mechanical Engineering, cum laude, 2011)
- Michigan State University College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2014)
- South Carolina
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
- American Bar Association
- Carolina Patent, Trademark & Copyright Law Association
- Jurisprudence Award Recipient: Intellectual Property Practicum
- Analytical Methods for Lawyers – Corporate Finance
News & Events
Attorney-Client Privilege Remains Intact When Inadvertently Produced Invention Records Are Promptly Clawed Back
The United States District Court for the Central District of California recently held attorney-client privilege applies to a company’s invention record reviewed by a committee including persons other than lawyers when the primary purpose is to obtain legal advice. Cal. Inst. of Tech. v. Broadcom Ltd., CV 16-3714-GW, slip op. at 5 (C.D. Cal. Mar. …
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