Mr. Mattingly focuses on patent prosecution for foreign and domestic clients.  In addition, Mr. Mattingly writes patent applications in the electrical, mechanical, and software technical fields.  He also has experience in various aspects of infringement, validity analyses, claim construction, and discovery matters.

Mr. Mattingly is experienced in handling patent matters in various technologies including networking, storage systems, mobile devices, biometric identification, cloud storage, digital rights management, digital and analog circuits, electron microscopy, solar cell technologies, particle therapy systems, wireless communications, construction machines, and other various mechanical technologies.

Before going to law school Mr. Mattingly worked as a registered patent agent for Mattingly & Malur.  During law school he was a staff member on the University of Baltimore Intellectual Property Law Journal and served as a judicial intern with the Honorable Clayton Greene, Jr. on the Court of Appeals of Maryland.


University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., cum laude

University of Delaware, B.S., Electrical Engineering

Bar Admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

District of Columbia


Professional Associations

American Intellectual Property Law Association

American Bar Association

Speaking Engagements and Publications

July 20, 2016 | Moderator
Can You Beat the Odds? Strategies for Avoiding & Overcoming § 101 Rejections at the USPTO
AIPLA Webinar

February 10, 2016 | Speaker
Putting the Fun in Functional Claiming:  §112(f) and Related Indefiniteness Considerations after  Williamson v. Citrix and Nautilus v. BioSig
AIPLA Webinar

July 22, 2015 |  Moderator
Navigating Ex Parte Reexamination and Reissue Applications: The Mechanics of Preparation and Interplay With AIA Post-Grant Proceedings And Litigation
AIPLA Webinar

June 19, 2015
Functional Claiming of Computer-Implemented Inventions in View of Recent Decisions

June 18, 2015
Avoiding the Invocation of Functional Claim Language in Computer-Implemented Inventions

September 25, 2014
Moderator – Charting New Territory: Prosecution and Diligence in the Wake of the AIA
American Bar Association, Section of Intellectual Property Law (ABA-IPL) Webinar

April 16, 2012
Prior User Rights: The Uncertainty Will Cost You

March 11, 2012
Prior User Rights: Rewarding Those Who Don’t Contribute

March 1, 2012
Prior User Rights: The Incentive to Keep Innovations Secret

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