Matthew Gaudet is a trial lawyer who practices in the area of intellectual property litigation with a focus on patent litigation as well as related complex commercial litigation and technology litigation. He has successfully tried numerous cases, has defeated dozens of patents prior to trial, and has appeared before panels of the U.S. Court of Appeals, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation and federal district courts across the country.
Mr. Gaudet serves as co-chair of Duane Morris’ Patent Litigation division. Mr. Gaudet regularly lectures on patent litigation topics. Before entering private practice, he served a judicial clerkship for the Honorable Susan H. Black of the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
A member of the State Bar of Georgia and the New York State Bar Association, Mr. Gaudet is admitted to practice in Georgia and New York. Mr. Gaudet is a 1997 magna cum laude graduate of Duke University School of Law and a magna cum laude graduate of Louisiana State University.
- Garnet Digital, LLC v. Seagate Technology LLC, 6:13-cv-00655 (E.D. Tex). Obtained summary judgment of non-infringement on behalf of Seagate Technology LLC in a patent dispute brought over a telecommunications patent.
- Won jury verdict of infringement in the Eastern District of Texas for a patent holder against two major automobile manufacturers, resulting in a $15 million judgment and a multimillion-dollar annual ongoing royalty.
- Won jury verdict in the District of Delaware for a major Internet Service Provider accused of infringing three patents relating to ADSL technology, in which the jury found the patents not infringed and invalid on numerous grounds.
- Won a complete defense verdict on all four patents-at-issue for a major manufacturer of cable set-top boxes in the largest Section 337 proceeding ever tried before the International Trade Commission.
- Won summary judgment in the District of Delaware against all claims in patent and trade secret litigation between major military contractors relating to technology to protect low-flying aircraft from heat-seeking missiles.
- Won summary judgment of non-infringement in the Eastern District of Texas for a major Internet Service Provider in a complex, multi-party patent infringement matter involving an alleged invention relating to Internet access.
- State Bar of Georgia
- New York State Bar Association
- Duke University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1997
- Louisiana State University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1993
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