Matthew Rizzolo

Matthew Rizzolo

Matthew Rizzolo is a partner in the Intellectual Property Litigation practice group of Ropes & Gray, and is resident in the firm’s Washington, DC office. He works extensively with technology companies to both enforce clients’ intellectual property rights and defend clients from patent infringement claims, and litigates in a variety of jurisdictions, including federal district courts throughout the United States, the Federal Circuit, the Patent Trial & Appeal Board, and in Section 337 actions before the United States International Trade Commission. Matt received his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School.

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Posts by Matthew Rizzolo

Golden v. United States Shows That the Federal Circuit Overstepped Its Bounds in Celgene

Last week, in Golden v. United States, the Federal Circuit again rejected the argument that the cancellation of a patent in an America Invents Act (AIA) post-grant …

Celgene Corp. v. Peter: Should the Federal Circuit Leave PTAB ‘Patent Takings’ Issue for Another Day?

Nearly four months ago, the Federal Circuit for the first time addressed the applicability of the Takings Clause of the Fifth Amendment to IPRs, holding in Celgene …

Next Steps After Celgene: Federal Circuit Ruling on Takings Clause and IPRs Leaves Open Questions

Since the Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of inter partes review (IPR) a little more than a year ago in Oil States, several patent owners have brought …