Professional Biography
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Thomas V. Matthew Counsel

  • New York

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    F +1.212.977.1649

    New York

    1155 Avenue of the Americas, 22nd Floor

    New York, NY 10036-2711




Thomas Matthew focuses his practice on patent litigation matters in district court, the International Trade Commission (ITC) and Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) proceedings for clients in the semiconductor manufacturing, medical devices, graphics processing, network encryption and oil exploration technology industries, among others.

Experienced in all stages of litigation, Thomas routinely drafts filings, pleadings, motions in limine, claim construction and summary judgement briefs and practices in post-grant review proceedings. His experience includes acting as trial counsel in two proceedings before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas and two Section 337 investigations before the ITC.

Thomas maintains an active pro bono practice, including successfully representing an asylum seeker before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and arguing a public housing case before a five-judge panel in the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court, First Judicial Department.

Professional Recognition

  • Recognized by Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for Intellectual Property Law, 2021 – 2024

Related Employment

  • Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Associate, Intellectual Property Litigation, 2013 - 2017
  • Intern to the Hon. Ramsey Johnson, Superior Court of the District of Columbia, Washington, D.C., 2011




Bar and Court Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas


  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., cum laude, 2013, ARCP Executive Editor, The Georgetown Law Journal
  • Columbia University, B.S., Computer Science, 2006