Matt Acosta is a complex commercial and Intellectual Property litigator and adviser experienced in a variety of matters, including those involving breaches of contract, trade secret and unfair competition, patent and trademark litigation, breach of warranty, banking, and insurance. His litigation practice includes counseling clients at every stage of the trial process, including developing cost-effective litigation strategies, reducing the burdens of discovery, negotiating favorable settlements, and representing clients at trial. Matt has litigated cases throughout the country, including in Illinois, Florida, Utah, Delaware, Georgia, California, and Texas. Matt has also practiced before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth and Federal Circuits.
In addition to his trial practice, Matt assists clients in developing Intellectual Property strategies and protection. This includes navigating the costs and benefits of trademark, trade secret and patent protection, performing infringement and liability analyses, and providing general IP counseling. Matt has represented and advised a variety of clients, including Fortune 500 companies, in the consumer electronics, biomedical, internet and technology services, mobile application, and telecommunication technology spaces.
Following law school, Matt clerked for the Honorable Leonard Davis, Eastern District of Texas. While in law school, Matt interned for the Hon. Walter Smith Jr., Western District of Texas, Waco Division, as well as the Hon. Robert Pemberton, Texas Third Court of Appeals – Austin.