Matthew Becker serves as Axinn’s managing partner and focuses his practice on IP litigation, analysis and counselling. His IP litigation practice predominantly includes patent infringement and trade secret litigation and his counselling practice focuses on advising clients on avoiding third-party IP rights in conjunction with product development, conducting patent infringement and validity analyses, and providing strategic advice regarding patent portfolio development.
Mr. Becker has served as lead counsel in significant patent infringement lawsuits, disputes concerning patent inventorship and patent ownership, claims of breach of license agreements, trade secret misappropriation, breach of contract and business torts. Many of these actions have involved the chemical or electrical arts. He has handled a significant number of Hatch-Waxman pharmaceutical patent infringement litigations, and has also litigated patent infringement cases involving electronic components of nuclear detection equipment, embedded computers, brushless DC fans and hard drive motors, specialty optical fibers, product packaging, tools and hardware, and various business methods. Mr. Becker’s role in these matters has included the development of trial strategy, Markman hearings, jury trials and all aspects of discovery.
In addition to being recognized as a Litigation Star in Benchmark Litigation, Mr. Becker was recently ranked in IAM Patent 1000, selected as a National Law Journal Intellectual Property Trailblazer, and named a Life Sciences Star by LMG Life Sciences since 2019.
Updated Sep 2021