Matthew Marrone Partner
Matthew Marrone is a Partner at McAndrews who counsels clients in all aspects of intellectual property law, including litigation and transactional work. Matthew is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and has prepared and prosecuted numerous patent applications on various technologies, including industrial construction and related systems, quantum computing systems, quantum information science (QIS), quantum sensors, cloud computing systems, aviation and avionics systems, semiconductor wafer substrates, semiconductor packaging, batteries and battery manufacturing technology, AI-powered data analysis systems, internet of things (IoT) technologies, data collection devices, removable computer storage devices, smart batteries, wireless networks and communications, medical devices, optical systems, optical fiber, waveguides, e-commerce platforms, robotic applications, and gaming systems and devices.
Much of his prosecution experience has been highly strategic, involving the ongoing analysis of market conditions and competitors’ patent positions with the goal of developing significant patent portfolios to protect product lines or generate revenue. Further, over the course of his career, Matthew has drafted intellectual property-related agreements and rendered numerous opinions on patent validity and infringement issues.
Before practicing law, Matthew served as a logistical officer in the Ohio Army National Guard, deploying to both Kosovo and Kuwait. Additionally, Matthew taught Physics for two years at an international high school in Beijing, China. During law school, Matthew earned a certificate in intellectual property, with honors, as well as serving as student representative for the ABA Veteran’s Advocacy Initiate. Before joining McAndrews, Matthew worked as an attorney with a patent law firm in Cleveland, Ohio, as well as working as a patent agent for a Fortune 500 corporation.
Matthew is currently the Vice Chair of American Intellectual Property Law Association’s (AIPLA) Patent Relations with the USPTO Committee, the Chair of the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago’s (IPLAC) continuing legal education (CLE) Committee, the Co-Chair of IPLAC’s Annual Symposium Committee meeting, and an Industry Advisor to the P33 Quantum Council. He also serves as the lead attorney for McAndrew’s collaboration with Duality, the nation’s first accelerator exclusively for quantum companies. Duality is led by the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago and the Chicago Quantum Exchange (CQE), along with founding partners, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Argonne National Laboratory, and P33.