Thomas Mathew's practice focuses on transaction-related due diligence, patent prosecution, and intellectual property litigation.
Mr. Mathew has experience with due diligence and landscape-review projects conducted to assess freedom to operate and patent infringement risks, and to identify areas for acquisition, licensing, or technology transfer. His due diligence experience has focused primarily on technology in the medical field. He also has extensive experience in all stages of patent prosecution, having drafted patent applications, responses to office actions, and appeal briefs in a variety of technological fields, including computer hardware and software, search technology, and biomedical devices. He handles the prosecution of matters in the U.S. and worldwide. His experience in intellectual property litigation includes discovery practice, patent claim construction and invalidity analyses, and motion practice in matters ranging from patent infringement to trade secret misappropriation.
Mr. Mathew is also active in pro bono practice, having represented several clients in removal proceedings before the San Francisco Immigration Court and the San Antonio Immigration Court. He currently serves on the Pro Bono Council of a local nonprofit organization, Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto.
During law school, Mr. Mathew served on the Board of the Texas Law Review as Online Content Managing Editor. He also served as President of the Asian Law Students Association.