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Matt Barker


Matt Barker
Matt Barker Associate

About Matt Barker

Matt specializes in preparing, procuring, and enforcing trademarks and patents for local, national, and international clients, with an emphasis in the mechanical and electromechanical arts for patents. He has experience working with medical devices, fluids systems, robotics systems, energy efficient vehicle systems, optical equipment, consumer products, business methods, computer software, military defense devices, electrical devices, and semiconductor packaging. His unique prior experience includes: technology transfer and advising startups at a major research institution; representation of Fortune 500 companies regarding IP rights; starting and running a software company; and establishing Western subsidiaries for a Japanese technology company. When Matt is not in the office, you will often find him on the links or casting a fly in the mountains.

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University of Arkansas

B.S. Mechanical Engineering

Eastern Washington University

Business Goals Driving IP Strategy

Matt leverages his business experiences to provide thoughtful, effective IP strategies domestically and globally.