February 5, 2023

Volume XIII, Number 36

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Matthew Samet

Focusing on trademark, copyright, and false advertising litigation, Matthew Samet utilizes his federal clerkship experience to counsel clients across a variety of industries, from technology and media companies to travel and consumer products.

Matthew’s intellectual property and advertising practice includes representing clients in federal district and appellate courts across the country as well as cancellation and opposition proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). He has drafted winning briefs obtaining relief for clients, including dismissing federal lawsuits and compelling discovery. In addition to his litigation practice, Matthew provides legal advice to companies and individuals seeking to create, exploit, and defend their intellectual property.

Previously, Matthew practiced trademark, copyright, and false advertising litigation at a media boutique in Los Angeles and New York. He also clerked for the Honorable Steve Kim of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Articles in the National Law Review database by Matthew Samet

The National Law Review recognizes  Finnegan law firm's INCONTESTABLE® BLOG with a 2021 Go-To Thought Leadership award for covering a range of interesting and unexpected trademark litigation issues spanning from the compelling controversy involving a Texas personal injury law firm's likelihood of confusion claim involving the use of The Hammer, Texas Hammer, and of course El Martillo Tejano (you’re too late legal marketers), to Monster Energy Drinks' Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“TTAB” ) claim that the Toronto Raptor's claw was confusing with their brand or the improper of use of the name of a gang of whiskey lovers, Peaky Blinder's, to sell liquor and beer in the U.S.  Notable Finnegan authors, who keep the NLR's readers both informed and entertained include Margaret A. EsquenetJessica L. Hannah,  Matthew Samet   Patrick J. Rodgers, and  Yinfei Wu.