Matthew M. Walker brings a diverse technical background to his legal practice, including degrees in physics and electrical engineering as well as experience as both a design engineer and a process engineer. This background enables Matthew to bring depth and perspective to a practice that includes counseling clients on patent strategy and prosecution in a variety of technical fields. He works with cutting-edge innovations in computer hardware and software, semiconductor chip design, and biomedical devices.
Before beginning his legal career, Matthew was an integrated chip (IC) design engineer at Raytheon Co., designing digital and timing logic for use with image sensors. Matthew was also a Molecular Beam Epitaxial (MBE) process engineer at R. F. Micro Devices Inc., developing GaAs semiconductor devices.
Santa Clara University School of Law, 2015, J.D.
University of Southern California, 2008, M.S., Electrical Engineering
Pennsylvania State University, 2004, B.S., Physics
US Patent and Trademark Office
Awards and Affiliations
Recipient, Dean's Fellowship (full-tuition, merit-based scholarship), Santa Clara University School of Law
Recipient, Witkin Awards for Academic Excellence in Contracts, Property, Civil Procedure, and Appellate Advocacy
Recipient, CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Corporate Governance Seminar, Evidence, Intellectual Property Litigation, and Trade Secrets
Recipient, Santa Clara University School of Law’s High Tech Excellence Award