Matthew Kinnier

Matthew Kinnier

Matthew Kinnier is a Senior Associate with Hoffman Warnick. Matthew's practice focuses on domestic and international patent and trademark applications, and Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) proceedings. In patent law, Matt helps clients obtain patents across a wide span of technology areas including power generation systems, semiconductor processing, software systems and applications, manufacturing and testing equipment, control systems, business methods, integrated rehabilitative systems, and consumer products. Matt also counsels clients through the process of registering and expanding trademark portfolios, in addition to opposing deceptively similar trademarks sought by their competitors. Matt is dedicated to learning the goals and challenges with each client’s underlying business strategy, and prioritizes responsiveness and thoroughness to help clients navigate the ever-changing intellectual property landscape.

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Posts by Matthew Kinnier

Breadth through Specificity: Supporting Alternative Embodiments with Multiple Examples in Patent Applications

Two recent cases, The Medicines Co. v. Mylan, Inc and Skedco, Inc. v. Strategic Operations, Inc., illustrate that the patentee’s specification is key to determining whether …