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Matthew Kohel


Saul Ewing

Matt Kohel is a Partner at Saul Ewing. Matt represents clients in commercial litigation, intellectual property matters, and data privacy issues. Clients in an array of industries rely on Matt to protect their interests in courts across the United States and in arbitrations on matters involving allegations of breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, partnership and shareholder disputes, fraud, as well as in employment and franchise litigations. His experience with intellectual property matters includes claims for the misappropriation of trade secrets, trademark infringement, false advertising, the sale of counterfeit goods, and cases involving a variety of patent issues, such as inventorship disputes and claim construction.

In addition, Matt is IAPP CIPM certified and he assists clients with privacy program management and the preparation of privacy notices. Matt writes regularly and is a speaker and panelist on artificial intelligence, especially as related to intellectual property, data privacy, and corporate policies on the use and management of artificial intelligence in the workplace.

Matt brings value to clients from his experience handling cases in which he has overseen large e-discovery collections, reviews and productions that include millions of documents, and his negotiation of extensive orders and stipulations relating to electronically stored information.

Relying on his nearly two decades of experience as a litigator, Matt also drafts and negotiates agreements and licenses for businesses, with a focus on protecting intellectual property and proprietary technologies.

Recent Articles by Matthew Kohel

Where Trade Secrets and Data Privacy Strategies Overlap

Innovation continues across industries at a rapid pace. Many companies maintain highly valuable trade secrets and private data that provide them with a competitive market advantage. The rapidly evolving technological landscape, however, leads to new and more sophisticated threats to a company’s trade secrets and other private information. Whether organizations are equipped to confront this challenge is an open question.  

Past Events with Matthew Kohel