Matthew is an Associate with a strong technical background. He has worked on a number of high profile disputes, where he has been able to utilise his strong technical knowledge to advise clients in the Life Sciences and TMC sectors.

Matthew joined Osborne Clarke as a trainee in 2018 and qualified as an Associate in September 2020. He holds a First Class Honours degree in Biochemistry from the University of Bristol.

Matthew advises clients across a broad range of intellectual property issues, with particular expertise advising life sciences companies in relation to technical patent disputes. Matthew also acts for clients in the telecoms industry.  He has experience of co-ordinating and harmonising strategy with litigation teams in other European jurisdictions (including parallel European EPO opposition proceedings).

Matthew assists clients with trade mark disputes, trade mark clearance searches, brand protection strategies and has acted on trade mark oppositions before the EUIPO.

Helping you succeed in tomorrow's world

I have a keen interest in decarbonisation and digitalisation. I am particularly interested in helping our clients understand how these transformations intersect with intellectual property rights and how our clients can use their intellectual property to facilitate innovation in these fields.

Patent rights are the IP right now having the biggest influence on Autonomous Vehicles. And there are three major patent trends that are affecting the industry: changes to the patent application landscape; standard essential patents; and the role of patent pools (Osborne Clark, 2021).