Matthew Fedowitz focuses his practice on achieving business goals of clients across a myriad of industries. This includes patent portfolio development and strategic patent prosecution; litigation in federal district court; and inter partes proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
Matthew has a particular expertise in the pharmaceutical, life science and medical device fields. He draws on this experience to assist clients in the identification of products as business development opportunities and to obtain and maneuver through intellectual property hurdles by coordinating due diligence, preparing patent validity, freedom-to-operate and non-infringement opinions, and resolving disputes in Federal District Court and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Prior to entering private practice at prominent Washington, D.C. firms, Matthew worked as a patent examiner at the United States Patent and Trademark Office where he was responsible for patent applications relating heterocyclic organic chemistry in the pharmaceutical and carbohydrate fields.
Matthew was selected for inclusion in the IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners, 2014-2018; Virginia Rising Stars, 2014-2015; and Washington, D.C. Rising Stars, 2014-2015.
Matthew brings his legal insight and business instincts to bear for clients. He looks at issues from all perspectives to achieve the most effective and desired outcome for his clients. This is particularly important in today’s competitive business environment where legal strategy must fit within the business goals of a client.
- University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 2004
- University of Maryland, Pharm.D., 2001
- Virginia Commonwealth University, B.S., 1996
- American Bar Association
- American Intellectual Property Law Association
- Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)
- Bar Association of the District of Columbia, Intellectual Property Section Chair 2015-2016; Secretary 2016-2017; Board Member 2017-present.
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