Matthew D’Amore is a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property Group, advising clients in a broad range of technical areas. In the pharmaceutical field, Mr. D’Amore advises and represents clients in resolution of complex IP disputes, including Hatch-Waxman litigation, and patent licensing. He also represents clients in patent litigations involving medical devices, biotechnology, Internet technology, business methods, software design, interactive television, electronics, semiconductors, manufacturing, and financial services.
Mr. D’Amore has taken cases from pre-complaint investigation to trials and appeals. He has litigated matters across the United States, before the U.S. International Trade Commission, and in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
In addition, Mr. D’Amore has an active pro bono practice, representing children denied special education services or illegally discharged from school. He has contributed to published scientific articles in molecular biology and national environmental policy, and has also contributed to the Encyclopedia of the Environment.
He received his B.S. degree, with distinction, in biology and society from the Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and received his J.D. degree from Yale Law School. Before joining Morrison & Foerster, he served a one-year term as law clerk to the Honorable Charles P. Sifton, then Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Since 2007, Mr. D’Amore has served as an Adjunct Professor at Cornell Law School teaching pretrial litigation and strategy.