Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee; intellectual property law, Boston MA
  • Specializing in Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks, Trade Secrets, Licensing, & Government Contracting

G. Matthew McCloskey, Partner

G. Matthew McCloskey, Partner

G. Matthew McCloskey, Partner; Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee; Westwood MA

G. Matthew ("Matt") McCloskey represents clients over a full range of their intellectual property (IP) needs, with a focus on patent prosecution and post-grant proceedings at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). He also represents clients in managing their U.S and international intellectual property (IP) portfolios, patent licensing, and IP due diligence for corporate mergers and acquisitions and investor funding. Matt has extensive experience with inter partes reviews (IPRs) and appellate work including oral arguments before the USPTO's Patent Trial and Appeals Board (PTAB). He has also represented clients for patent matters before the Federal Circuit, the International Trade Commission (ITC), and in federal district court for patent infringement litigation.

Matt previously taught patent prosecution as an adjunct professor at the University of Southern California's Gould School of Law and at Loyola Law School. He also writes extensively on the subject of PTAB post-grant proceedings, with his work being published by the National Law Review and the BNA's Patent Trademark & Copyright Journal. Matt is a member of the SAE and the IEEE and serves on the IEEE's committees on Intellectual Property and Artificial Intelligence (AI). He has worked with a diverse range of client technologies, including the special effects used in the movie Avatar, antenna systems for cell phone and satellite communications networks; artificial Intelligence (AI) systems; laser systems, including those used in LIDAR, high-power and dental surgery systems; fiber optics, spectroscopy and image recognition systems; automotive technology including LIDAR-based advanced driver assistance systems; GPS systems; digital image processing systems relying on MPEG-1, 2, and 4 standards; medical devices, including MRI systems, CT systems, ultrasonic imaging systems, endoscopic suturing devices, and retinal implants; radar and sonar systems; semiconductor devices and processing equipment; and, wireless telecommunication systems under various 2G-5G standards.

Prior to coming to Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, Matt was a partner at IP boutique Cesari and McKenna in Boston for three years, and before that, he spent thirteen years at an international Amlaw 100 firm, McDermott Will & Emery, focusing on patent prosecution and PTAB post-grant proceedings. After earning his law degree from Franklin Pierce Law Center, Matt worked for a Massachusetts-based defense contractor, Textron Systems Corporation, prosecuting patent applications related to military technology including LIDAR systems, laser-jamming systems, and infrared imaging systems. Matt earned a master's degree in electrical engineering at Tuft's University, completing a design project for cell phone antennas with fractal geometries. He also earned a graduate certificate in photonics and optoelectronic devices from the University of Massachusetts—Lowell. While in law school Matt was an editor of the RISK (IP) Law Journal.

Matt is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of Massachusetts, the U.S. Supreme Court, the Circuit of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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