Matthew D’Amore is a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property Group and a member of the firm’s Life Sciences Practice Group. Mr. D’Amore advises and represents life sciences clients in resolution of complex IP disputes, including Hatch-Waxman litigation, inter partes review proceedings, and patent licensing. Additionally, he has represented clients in patent litigations involving medical devices, biotechnology, Internet technology, 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., with distinction, in biology and society from the Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and he received his J.D. 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.
From 2007 to 2013, Mr. D’Amore served as an adjunct professor at Cornell Law School, teaching pretrial litigation and strategy.
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