Matt has extensive experience in patent appeals, re-examination proceedings, prior art searches, and preparing legal opinions covering patentability, non-infringement, invalidity, and freedom to operate.
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014
Mr. Hindman previously practiced at the Silicon Valley offices of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, and Perkins Coie LLP.
“Matt is a highly experienced and well-regarded IP attorney with an electrical engineering background and over twelve years of experience working in the high-tech industry, including at Intel and Sandia National Laboratories. He has extensive experience in patent appeals, re-examination proceedings, prior art searches, and preparing legal opinions covering patentability, non-infringement, invalidity, and freedom to operate,” said Snehal Patil, managing partner of Stommes Patil.
“I am thrilled to join Stommes Patil and have been very impressed by its ‘virtual’ model that promotes cost-efficiencies and enables delivery of high-quality legal services to diverse clients at nearly half of AmLaw 100 rates. I was especially attracted to the firm’s desire to strengthen its Silicon Valley presence and offer a robust platform for growing the IP practice,” Mr. Hindman commented.
“Matt joins Stommes Patil as part of our strategic expansion in the Silicon Valley and enhances our ability to represent high-tech companies in IP matters. Matt is dedicated to achieving long-term success for his clients through strategic implementation of their IP assets,” said Julia L. Stommes, co-managing partner of Stommes Patil.
Mr. Hindman represents companies at all stages of development, including startup and emerging companies, pre-IPO companies and large public corporations. Mr. Hindman has prepared and prosecuted hundreds of patent applications before the USPTO and has litigated numerous patent cases in federal district courts in California and Texas.
Stommes Patil is a Silicon Valley based law firm that represents startups, venture-backed and Fortune 1000 companies in corporate, immigration, intellectual property, patents, technology, and international transactions. The firm offers a robust, scalable ‘cloud-based’ infrastructure that enables it to represent equally effectively ‘bootstrapped’ startups and emerging companies, as well as Fortune 1000 companies and other large, multi-national entities. Stommes Patil’s partners are former AmLaw 100 attorneys, who deliver ‘Big Law’ quality at reasonable rates due to the firm’s low-overhead model and alternate billing structures.