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Matthew Grady

Shareholder, Electrical & Computer Technologies Practice

Wolf Greenfield

Matthew Grady is a Shareholder with Wolf Greenfield, where he brings significant industry experience in computer sciences to his practice. Clients both large and small turn to Matthew for tailored, strategic solutions that focus on valuable business goals and assets. He guides clients through the development of effective intellectual property-building strategies incorporating utility patents, design patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets.

Matthew works extensively in the US and foreign jurisdictions protecting innovation in the fields of database design, implementation and optimization, encryption, authentication, cryptocurrency, blockchain technologies, web-based services and augmentation (Web3.0), artificial intelligence, medical imaging and devices, bioinformatics, communication systems, cloud computing, and application development. Matthew has served as expert opinion counsel in a number of litigations. Prior to joining Wolf Greenfield, he served as counsel at an IP boutique law firm. He also previously served as a law clerk in Massachusetts Superior Court.Matthew is a founding member of The Ordinary Observer® (for which he registered the trademark), a weekly blog dedicated to the interesting and evolving world of design patents.

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Protection Strategies for Growth-Phase Companies

When it comes to the IP rights of your competitors, what you don’t know can hurt you. As your company brings new products to the marketplace, you should consider taking steps to ensure that doing so does not infringe on the patent rights of your competitors or other companies. Understanding what is in the patent portfolios of your competitors and the IP landscape in general is key to avoiding surprises and reducing risk when commercializing products. Competitor landscape reviews may also provide valuable insight into your own patenting strategy. To this end, many companies perform so-called “freedom to operate” (FTO) studies with the goal of identifying any potential IP barriers to market entry and the associated risks of future litigation.