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Matthew J. Mattson

Associate

Dallas, TX
214-760-6104
mattson@fr.com
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Background

Matthew Mattson is an associate in the Dallas office of Fish & Richardson.  Matthew’s intellectual property law practice began after a fifteen-year career in software development, test, and quality assurance.  He worked as an individual contributor, team member, and manager in industries ranging from large defense contractors to small Internet startups.  Matthew has served as a liaison between software developers, testers, and management in creating, implementing, and testing both stand-alone and client server software systems on various hardware and software platforms. His experience also includes graphical user interface (GUI) design, software development (C/C++, Ada 83/95, Java, JavaScript, Perl), Internet and network technologies, website development, database testing, process development, system analysis and requirements development, and software configuration management. As a patent lawyer, Matthew has drafted, prosecuted, and supervised patent drafting in technology areas including software, business methods, cloud-computing, database technologies, Internet/network technologies, user-interfaces, and computer network systems and applications.  Matt has drafted and supervised over 400 applications during his career.

Matthew Mattson’s work in the cloud area includes:

  • Functionality implemented in cloud computing environments
  • Large-scale distributed system testing
  • Multi-tenant environments
  • Test system virtualization
  • Network systems
In one startup, Matt was in charge of analyzing and testing multiple aspects of a global dynamic Internet caching network.  While working in this previous role, Matt was a lead testing engineer for all aspects of the company’s web site and in charge of setting up testing environments including virtual machines and test systems for multi-aspect manual and automated testing efforts using commercial and custom-designed software test automation tools.​

Education

J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law 2008

cum laude


B.S., Texas A&M University 1993
Computer Science, minor in Electrical Engineering
cum laude

Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office 2010
  • Texas 2008
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

Memberships & Affiliations

​Texas Aggie Bar Association