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Matthew Phelps

Special Counsel
Matthew Phelps

Matthew Phelps represents technology companies in intellectual property disputes, with an emphasis on patent litigation. He has represented clients in federal district courts, in the United States International Trade Commission, and before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. He has extensive experience as an engineer and a lawyer working with complex technologies including consumer electronics, embedded systems, software products, custom integrated circuits, semiconductor manufacturing processes, and packaging solutions.

District Court

  • Helferich Patent Licensing v. CBS Interactive et al. Representation of media companies in defense of patent infringement claims involving text messaging (N.D. Ill., USPTO).
  • Lattice Semiconductor v. Intellectual Ventures. Representation of a manufacturer of programmable logic devices in defense of patent infringement claims involving programmable logic circuits (D. Del.).
  • CCP Systems AG v. Samsung Elec. Corp., Ltd. Representation of a consumer electronics company in defense of copyright and patent infringement claims involving embedded printer software (D.N.J).
  • Nonend Inventions, N.V. v. Samsung Elec. America, Inc. Representation of a consumer electronics company in defense of patent infringement claims involving mobile devices and content streaming (E.D. Tex.).
  • Fundamental Innovation Sys. Inter’l LLC v. Huawei Techs. Co. et al. Representation of a communications technology company in defense of patent infringement claims involving battery charging technology for mobile devices (E.D. Tex.).

United States International Trade Commission

  • Certain Light-Emitting Diodes and Products Containing Same (ITC Inv. No. 337-TA-798). Representation of a consumer electronics company in a multi-patent ITC investigation of OSRAM relating to LED design, manufacturing, and packaging.
  • Certain Digital Media Devices, Including Televisions, Blu-Ray Disc Players, Home Theater Systems, Tablets and Mobile Phones, Components Thereof and Associated Software (ITC Inv. No. 337-TA-882). Representation of a consumer electronics company in a multi-patent ITC investigation involving mobile phones, tablets, televisions, Blu-Ray players, and home theater systems.
  • Certain Communications or Computer Devices, and Components Thereof (ITC Inv. No. 337-TA-925). Representation of a consumer electronics company in a multi-patent ITC investigation involving mobile phones, tablets, and wearable devices.
  • Certain Woven Textile Fabrics and Products Containing Same (ITC Inv. No. 337-TA-976). Representation of Respondent textile manufacturer in a patent infringement case involving woven textile fabrics.
  • Certain Semiconductor Devices, Semiconductor Device Packages, and Products Containing Same (ITC Inv. No. 337-TA-1010). Representation of Complainant in patent infringement case involving semiconductor fabrication and packaging technology.
  • Certain Audio Processing Hardware, Software, and Products Containing the Same (ITC Inv. No. 337-TA-1026). Representation of consumer electronics company in defense of patent infringement case involving digital signal processing patents.
  • Certain Wireless Audio Systems and Components Thereof (ITC Inv. No. 337-TA-1071). Representation of Respondents in defense of patent infringement allegations relating to wireless speaker technology.

Previous Experience

  • Cadence Design Systems (2004-2008)
  • Neolinear, Inc. (1998-2004)