IP and Technology Guru
Internationally recognized intellectual property, management, and due diligence attorney.
With more than 27 years of IP law experience, Matt has been with MWM since 2002, making him one of the firm’s longest-tenured IP partners.
Through his involvement with Bar None, Matt has assisted in raising millions of dollars for the Sarah T. Hughes Diversity Scholarships.
Matthew (Matt) S. Anderson is a partner in the technology/intellectual property law group. Matt has been with the firm for over 19 years and represents clients on domestic and international patent procurement and enforcement, IP due diligence and IP portfolio management and counseling.
In addition to law, Matt’s passion is supporting the Bar None Production Company Committee, sponsored by the Dallas Bar Association and the Dallas Bar Foundation. Matt has served as a vice co-chair of the committee since 2005. Bar None produces an annual variety show written, directed and performed by Dallas-area attorneys, judges and legal staff. Since its debut performance, Bar None has raised over $1,700,000 for the Sarah T. Hughes Diversity Scholarships at SMU’s Dedman School of Law, UNT Dallas College of Law, and Texas A&M School of Law.
Matt earned his degree in computer engineering at SMU, where he was a University Scholar and Engineering Honors Scholar. He attended law school at Baylor University School of Law, with a dual concentration in commercial and civil litigation. At Baylor, Matt received an American Jurisprudence Award, served as president of the Student Bar Association, was Magister of the Hemphill Inn of Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity, and inducted into the Order of Barristers.
State Bar of Texas
Intellectual Property, Litigation, and Computer Law Section
American Red Cross of North Texas
Board member, 2017-present
IEEE (formerly Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
American Intellectual Property Law Association
Dallas Bar Association
Computer Law Section (chair 2002), Intellectual Property Section
Bar None Production Company
Texas Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters
2003 – 2007, 2010 – 2021
Best Lawyers Under 40 in Dallas, D Magazine
Texas Bar Foundation, Life Fellow
Dallas Bar Foundation, Life Fellow
U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office