Matthew Perez is an associate in the firm’s Seattle office where he is a member of the technology transactions and data protection group. He advises clients on a variety of technology-related and intellectual property-related transactions involving technology development, due-diligence, transfer, acquisition, implementation, protection, and licensing. His practice also focuses on data protection and privacy, information management, and cyber security.
Matthew is a registered patent attorney with experience preparing and prosecuting domestic and international patent applications relating to business methods and mechanical, electrical, software, and computer engineering technologies.
Prior to joining the firm, Matthew served as an attorney at an intellectual property law firm. His experience includes preparing and prosecuting patents for a variety of technologies and products, such as autonomous vehicles, unmanned aerial vehicles, Internet of Things devices, electrical components, graphical user interfaces, mobile applications, machine learning, telecommunication and wireless technologies, augmented, virtual, and mixed reality devices, computer networks, image processing, and e-commerce. Matthew also has experience prosecuting trademarks before the USPTO.
During law school, Matthew externed at an intellectual property law firm in London, UK; an international recreational vehicle company; and at the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Prior to law school, he worked for a consulting and professional services firm designing expert systems and managing software-related projects.
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