As a member of the executive management team and chief IP counsel at NeuroVista, Matsubayashi developed the company’s strategy to secure protection for its implantable neuromonitoring and seizure prediction devices, in addition to managing all of the company’s legal affairs, including its licensing efforts and venture and debt financings. Prior to NeuroVista, he was a partner with a Silicon Valley law firm and served as Senior Patent Counsel for Sun Microsystems, Inc.
“We are very excited about Hugh’s addition to the firm and the Seattle office,” said Philip M. Guess, Administrative Partner of K&L Gates’ Seattle office. “A highly accomplished patent prosecutor with invaluable in-house experience, Hugh will enhance and expand the IP services we provide clients in the Puget Sound region and throughout the firm.”
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