Experienced and strategic IP litigation counsel
Matt Holohan counsels clients through complex intellectual property (IP) disputes in both state and federal court. Representing national and international companies, he works to resolve a variety of IP disputes and related IP strategy issues. Matt has a background in physics and experience representing companies in a wide range of technologies, including:
- Electrical engineering
- Computer hardware and software
- Mechanical devices
- Consumer products
Matt works with his clients to understand the day-to-day business realities they face and provides catered, strategic advice throughout the litigation process, as well as counseling on non-litigation business strategies.
Experience in Action
- Representing clients before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) and handling numerous petitions for inter partes review and responses covering a wide range of technologies.
- Handling International Trade Commission matters, including multiple trials.
- Leading several appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, including oral arguments.
- Managing numerous district court patent litigation matters, including trial appearances.
- Prosecuting patent applications in diverse technology areas, including electronics, oil and gas, and consumer products.
- Represented the complainant in an ITC investigation that resulted in an exclusion order.
- Obtained vacatur of a district court’s summary judgment of indefiniteness at the Federal Circuit.
- Negotiated favorable settlements for parties in disputes involving patents for consumer electronics following successful claim construction.
- Obtained summary judgment of noninfringement on behalf of the defendant in a case involving optical patents, which was affirmed on appeal.
- Obtained denial of institution in an inter partes review proceeding involving printer technology.
- Favorably resolved a dispute over patents involving USB technology.
News & Insights
- University of California – Berkeley (J.D., 2005)
- University of California – Berkeley (B.A., 2001)