Matthew has extensive experience of acting in large scale UK patent litigation and in multi-jurisdictional patent litigation. Matthew has acted in litigation relating to a wide range of technologies, including electronics, telecommunications, cryptography, optics, mechanical devices, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology.
Before joining EIP, Matthew worked as Senior Counsel for Teva Pharmaceuticals Europe. During his time at Teva, Matthew managed high-profile litigation in the UK, Germany, France and the Netherlands, including Generics [UK] Ltd v Yeda & Teva, which related to the blockbuster drug Copaxone®. Prior to working at Teva, Matthew worked as a solicitor at McDermott Will & Emery and at Taylor Wessing.
Matthew has a degree in Biochemistry from Bristol University and a PhD in Biochemistry (specialising in quantum enzymology) from Leicester University. He has written papers published in peer-reviewed journals and the legal press, and frequently speaks on intellectual property and litigation at business schools, universities and international conferences.
This seminar provides a comprehensive overview of the principles of patent claim interpretation in the USA, UK and Germany.