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Matthew Beck

Matthew Beck

Matthew Beck is an associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in Haynes Boone’s Washington, D.C. office. His practice focuses on patent disputes before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), patent prosecution, and patent counseling.

Matthew has experience in inter partes review proceedings before the USPTO. He also has experience prosecuting patent applications in various fields and maintains an active pro bono docket.

Matthew’s technical expertise includes a wide array of technologies including video compression and encoding, artificial intelligence, networking, and computer hardware and software.

Prior to law school, Matthew studied computer science at Lafayette College, where he competed in track and field and served as an advocate for mental health awareness in collegiate athletics. As a student, he worked with multiple local nonprofits on both front and back end development of education information software.

Professional and Community Activities

  • The Giles S. Rich American Inn of Court, Pupil, 2019-2020
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  • “Forum Selection Clauses May Bar an IPR,” co-author, IPWatchdog, March 9, 2022.
  • "Data Points from Federal Circuit Administrative Procedure Act Decisions,” co-author, 2021 Appellate Year in Review, PTAB Bar Association (Jan. 2022).


J.D., American University Washington College of Law, 2021, Senior Staffer, Administrative Law Review

B.S., Computer Science, Lafayette College, 2018


U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

District of Columbia

The IP Beacon April 2022
April 13, 2022

View the full version of the April 2022 edition of the IP Beacon. Eugene Goryunov, David McCombs, and Jonathan Bowser in Reuters: ‘IPR Tricks of the Trade: Federal Circuit Clarifies Scope of IPR Estoppel’ Patent Trial and Appeal Board post-grant validity challenges — for example, inter partes reviews (IPR) — are frequent components of a patent litigation strategy. However, filing an IPR petition d [...]