Matthew W. Cornelia Associate

Matt focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation and counseling in state and federal courts, as well as before the International Trade Commission in Section 337 proceedings. His experience spans various industries, including electronics, semiconductors, software, and telecommunications.

Matt has represented clients in patent, trademark, trade secret, and unfair competition disputes in state and federal courts across the country. He also helps clients identify, evaluate, and enforce intellectual property assets.

Matt is also a member of two Dallas Bar Association committees and maintains an active pro bono docket, assisting artists and entrepreneurs navigate intellectual property issues.

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Litigation - Intellectual Property, 2021, 2022

  • The University of Texas School of Law, JD, Chief Articles Editor, Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal, President, Intellectual Property Law Society, 2015
  • The University of Texas at Arlington, BS, Electrical Engineering, 2010

Member, Dallas Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section; Member, Intellectual Property CLE Committee, 2018-present; Member, Young Lawyers Committee, 2019

Member, The Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn American Inn of Court, 2019-2020

  • Moderator, "What Would You Ask In-House IP Counsel?," Dallas Bar Association, November 9, 2020
  • Presenter, "Venue: Practical Tips from Young Litigators for the Post-TC Heartland World," Dallas Bar Association, April 23, 2020
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