Matthew Shatynski is an associate with the firm. His work focuses on patent preparation and prosecution for clients in the chemical arts primarily, as well as the field of mechanical devices. Recently, he has concentrated on domestic patent prosecution of battery technologies.
Matt obtained his law degree at the Fordham University School of Law, where he was deeply involved in intellectual property coursework and activities. He was a staff member of the Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal and worked on a wide variety of issues while part of Fordham Law’s Samuelson-Glushko Intellectual Property and Information Law Clinic.
Matt studied chemical engineering on an ROTC scholarship at Rutgers University, where he served as vice president of the Rutgers Ukrainian Students Club. After college, Matt spent more than 4 years in the U.S. Army as an engineer officer. He attended Ranger School and completed one tour of duty in Afghanistan with the 22nd Engineer Clearance Company, 864th Engineer Battalion. After his military service, Matt worked for several years as a production planning team leader at a chemical plant that produced finished fuel and lubricant additive products.
Originally from New Jersey, Matt enjoys biking, skiing, and discussing all things sustainable. Matt has the distinction of being related to several inventors, who hold numerous patents.
2022, New Jersey Bar
2022, United States Patent & Trademark Office
2011-2012, U.S. Army – Engineer Officer, 2nd Lieutenant
2012-2013, U.S. Army – Platoon Leader, 2nd Lieutenant
2013-2014, U.S. Army – Executive Officer, 1st Lieutenant
2014-2015, U.S. Army – Logistics Officer, 1st Lieutenant
J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2022
B.S. Chemical Engineering, Rutgers University School of Engineering, 2011