Matthew C. Berntsen

Matthew C. Berntsen

Matthew C. Berntsen is Litigation Counsel at Blackbird Technologies. Mr. Berntsen has extensive experience representing individuals and companies of all sizes in complex patent disputes.

Mr. Berntsen has successfully litigated cases involving a wide range of subject matter including computer- and Internet-based technologies, wireless and optical data transmission, LEDs, semiconductor lithography, industrial automation, pharmaceuticals, and sporting equipment, among others. Mr. Berntsen’s experience includes representing clients before Federal District Courts around the country, the Federal Circuit, as well as the International Trade Commission (ITC). He has also architected numerous successful proceedings before the Patent Trials and Appeals Board (PTAB).

Posts by Matthew C. Berntsen

Design Patents 101: Understanding Utility Patents’ Lesser-Known Cousin

Design patents provide powerful protections both on their own and as a complement to their more well-known cousin, utility patents. The highly publicized Apple v. Samsung lawsuits …