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Practice areas:

Intellectual property

Matt Becker serves as Axinn’s Managing Partner and focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation, analysis and counseling. His intellectual property litigation practice predominantly includes patent infringement and trade secret litigation. Matt’s counseling practice focuses on advising clients regarding avoiding third party intellectual property rights in conjunction with product development, conducting patent infringement and validity analyses, and providing strategic advice regarding patent portfolio development.


Over the last 25 years, Matt has served as lead counsel in significant patent infringement lawsuits, disputes concerning patent inventorship and patent ownership, claims of breach of license agreements, trade secret misappropriation, breach of contract and business torts. Many of these actions have involved the chemical or electrical arts. He has handled a significant number of Hatch-Waxman pharmaceutical patent infringement litigations.

Matt has also litigated patent infringement cases involving such diverse technologies including pharmaceutical products, medical devices, personal care products, complex analytical instruments, electronic sensors, embedded computers, food products, tools and hardware, and fiber laser amplifiers. Matt’s role in these matters has included the development of trial strategy, Markman hearings, jury trials, appeals, and all aspects of discovery.

Matt was ranked in Chambers USA since 2016 and has been named to the lists of the 2018 & 2019 Best Lawyers in America by U.S. News & World Report.


Last Updated September 2019