Matthew Hampton is a patent technical specialist in the firm’s Raleigh office. He is a member of the firm’s IP Procurement and Portfolio Management practice group.
Matthew’s experience includes drafting and prosecuting patent applications directed to clean technologies, providing freedom to operate opinions prior to commercialization of chemical and mechanized products, and providing due diligence on patent portfolios during merger and acquisition activities. Matthew is registered as a professional representative before the European Patent Office. Matthew has represented clients in contentious proceedings - including inter partes oral proceedings - before the Opposition Division and Technical Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office.