Matthew is an associate in the Licensing, Strategic Partnering and Commercial Transactions group.
Matthew specializes in corporate partnering, strategic alliances, technology protection, and licensing and commercialization of intellectual property and technology assets. Matthew focuses on transactional IP issues related to our clients’ financing and M&A activities.
Prior to joining Gunderson Dettmer, Matthew counseled global insurance carriers with respect to first-party and third-party coverage issues arising from cyber incidents including data breaches, ransomware attacks, malware attacks, and phishing incidents. Matthew also advised insurance carriers with respect to coverage for consumer class action lawsuits and regulatory inquiries arising from data breaches.
Prior to his career as an attorney, Matthew was a professional dancer and choreographer. Matthew appeared in and choreographed various television shows, commercials, and music videos, including numerous seasons of So You Think You Can Dance – Poland (Po Prostu Tancz). Matthew also appeared as a dancing silhouette in Apple’s iconic “Shut Up and Let Me Go” iPod campaign.
- Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D.
- University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., History