Matt Hertko has experience in all aspects of IP litigation, including conducting direct and cross-examinations of fact and expert witnesses at jury and bench trials; arguing and presenting at Markman, evidentiary, and other types of hearings; drafting various types of briefs and motions, including summary judgment and Markman briefs; taking and defending depositions of fact, corporate, and expert witnesses; and handling other areas of discovery. He also has assisted clients in transactional matters, having drafted and negotiated settlement agreements and license agreements. Matt’s cases have spanned a broad spectrum of technologies, and he has served as trial counsel for clients in the semiconductor, integrated circuit, consumer electronics, communications, automotive, business machine, nutraceutical, and liquid crystal display markets.
Prior to joining Jones Day in 2014, Matt was a partner in the intellectual property group of a large international law firm. He has represented clients in jury trials, ITC proceedings, Markman and other evidentiary proceedings, bankruptcy proceedings, and mediations. Matt has litigated in jurisdictions throughout the United States including popular patent venues such as the Eastern District of Texas, Northern District of California, Northern District of Illinois, Western District of Wisconsin, Southern District of New York, and the ITC. He also has written and spoken extensively on patent law and the America Invents Act.