Matt Rudd Cardinal Intellectual Property

Matthew S. Rudd


Computer Science/Business Methods

Registered Patent Attorney


As a Project Manager and Search Analyst, Matthew leads our highly trained
professional research team, which includes registered patent attorneys,
patent agents, and individuals with advanced technical degrees.
He specializes in the following technical areas: computer, electrical,
telecommunications, mechanical, medical devices and business methods.
Acting as a liaison between clients and search analysts, Matthew
defines the scope and price of searches, directs search projects to
appropriate analysts based on technology and subject matter familiarity,
and determines customized strategies for client search needs. He also
manages dockets and reviews all search results for quality assurance.
Assisting a wide range of clientele, Matthew has completed and managed
thousands of patentability, invalidity and freedom to operate searches
for Cardinal.

Before coming to Cardinal, Matthew was a practicing patent attorney.
His experience includes all aspects of the patent application process,
including application preparation and filing, office action responses,
and appeals in domestic and foreign prosecution. Matthew has additional
experience preparing opinions and counseling clients in anticipation
of litigation. Prior to becoming a patent attorney, Matthew successfully
designed, developed and tested programming architecture and software
systems as a consulting software engineer. Matthew’s experience informs
his understanding of the relevant issues for each type of search performed.

Matthew earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois College of Law,
where he received an Award of Excellence in Patent Law. He earned his Bachelor
of Science in computer engineering from the University of Illinois College of
Electrical & Computer Engineering. Matthew is currently a Patent Attorney
registered with the United States Patent & Trademark Office and an active
member of the Illinois Bar.

TECHNICAL AREAS

Computer
Electrical
Telecommunications
Mechanical
Medical Devices
Business Methods

EDUCATION

JD University of Illinois College of Law
BS Computer Engineering University of Illinois College of Electrical & Computer Engineering

MEMBERSHIPS

USPTO Registered Patent Attorney
Illinois State Bar


Contact Information

847.905.7122phone
847.859.3049direct
847.905.7123fax
matthew.rudd@cardinal-ip.com

Invalidity Search Options
  • Basic Validity

    U.S. & Worldwide Patents + Patent Publications & Non-Patent

    Includes

    • Independent Claims Only (Single Inventive Concept)
    • Essential NPL Searching
    • Claim Mapping / Analysis Available
    • 5-7 Business Days
    Quote
  • Standard Validity

    U.S. & Worldwide Patents + Patent Publications & Non-Patent

    Includes

    • Independent Claims Only (Single Inventive Concept)
    • Essential NPL Searching
    • Claim Mapping / Analysis Available
    • 5-7 Business Days
    Quote
  • Premium Validity

    U.S. & Worldwide Patents + Patent Publications & Non-Patent

    Includes

    • Independent Claims Only (Single Inventive Concept)
    • Essential NPL Searching
    • Claim Mapping / Analysis Available
    • 5-7 Business Days
    Quote
  • Redbird Validity

    U.S. & Worldwide Patents + Patent Publications & Non-Patent

    Includes

    • Independent Claims Only (Single Inventive Concept)
    • Essential NPL Searching
    • Claim Mapping / Analysis Available
    • 5-7 Business Days
    Quote