Phone: 408-675-5568

Matt Nicholson is a registered patent attorney with nearly a decade of experience working with Silicon Valley innovators. He provides a broad range of patent-related services, including preparation and prosecution of domestic and foreign patent applications, patent portfolio management, post-grant proceedings including Inter Partes Reviews and ex-parte reexaminations, and general Intellectual Property counseling.

Outside of work, Matt enjoys spending time hiking, biking, and otherwise enjoying the outdoors.

Technology Competencies:

  • Content delivery networks
  • Internet security services
  • Electric vehicle infrastructure
  • Internet Protocol television
  • Computer networking
  • Network management and devices
  • Sensor and location-based intelligence
  • Wired and wireless communication systems
  • Computer architecture
  • Computer security
  • Operating systems, including graphical user interfaces
  • Database management
  • Search technologies
  • Other firmware/software for electronics and computing systems


  • Recognized as a Rising Star in Intellectual Property in Super Lawyers magazine 2015-2019

Bar Admissions/Registrations:

  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • California
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Law School:

  • J.D., University of Miami, Cum Laude

Undergraduate Education:

  • B.S., Computer Science; St. Cloud State University, Cum Laude