Chicago, IL. Nixon Peabody is expanding its Intellectual Property Litigation practice in Chicago with the arrival of Matthew A. Werber as counsel.
Matt focuses his practice on complex intellectual property matters involving technology licensing, patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets for clients ranging from small businesses to multinational corporations. He has extensive experience in sectors such as semiconductors, mechanical and medical devices, ecommerce, and computer security, among others.
“Matt is well-versed in the tech space, from the range of clients he’s worked with, to the depth of matters he’s advised on,” said Jason Kravitz, leader of the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation practice. “We’re excited to welcome him to our nationwide IP Litigation practice.”
Matt has litigated and tried cases in federal courts throughout the country, as well as the United States International Trade Commission. Matt is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and has prepared and prosecuted patent applications covering a range of technologies. Matt has also argued before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board in inter partes review proceedings.
“Nixon Peabody has a national platform that’s well suited for Matt’s litigation practice,” said David R. Brown, managing partner of the Chicago office. “We look forward to introducing Matt to our clients in Chicago and beyond.”
Before becoming an attorney, Matt worked for many years as a software developer and consultant, where he deepened his knowledge of the tech sector. Matt attended Chicago-Kent College of Law and earned a BSE in civil and environmental engineering from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor.