Matthew M. Metcalfe is an experienced associate with Merchant & Gould’s Denver, Colorado, office. Focusing his practice on patent prosecution, Matthew helps businesses of all sizes secure patent protection for their intellectual property.
Protecting Companies Within the Electrical Industry & Beyond
Matthew comes from an engineering background. He has a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas, where he was also a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Matthew specialized in Energy Systems & Renewable Energy as well as Software Engineering & Design.
This experience and his legal training help Matthew fully protect companies within the electrical and software industries. He starts by communicating with his clients, getting to know their invention or idea from the inside out. A true understanding of an idea is the only way to ensure its full protection.
Experienced Attorney & Dedicated Mentor
From the patent application to working with the USPTO to secure a patent, Matthew will support you through the entire process. Plus, he has the experience necessary to complete the process promptly. Working as a patent extern for the USPTO, Matthew has seen what it takes to reach patentability. Plus, as a law clerk and summer associate for some of Houston’s largest firms, he gained hands-on experience in patent infringement cases and drafting secure patent claims.
Mentor to the Next Generation
Matthew believes that the next generation of lawyers is critical for the protection of future ideas. That’s why he dedicates time to mentoring younger attorneys. As the former President of the Intellectual Property Student Organization at the University of Houston Law Center, he worked to expose students to the world of IP and the importance of patent law.
When Matthew isn’t serving others through patent law or mentorship, he enjoys spending time with his fiancé, taking his dog for walks through the dog park, and hanging out with friends. He also loves to watch football—go Longhorns!