Matthew J. "Matt" Becker

Matthew J. "Matt" Becker

Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP

Recognized since 2015

Hartford, Connecticut

Practice Areas

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Litigation - Patent

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Litigation - Patent
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Litigation - Patent
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Matt Becker serves as Axinn’s Managing Partner and focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation, analysis and counseling. His intellectual property litigation practice predominantly includes patent infringement and trade secret litigation and his counseling practice focuses on advising clients regarding avoiding third party intellectual property rights in conjunction with product development, conducting patent infringement and validity analyses, and providing strategic advice regarding patent portfolio development.

Matt has served as lead counsel in significant patent infringement lawsuits, disputes concerning patent inventorship and patent ownership, claims of breach of license agreements, trade secret misappropriation, breach of contract and business torts. Many of these actions have involved the chemical or electrical arts. He has handled a significant number of Hatch-Waxman pharmaceutical patent infringement litigations, and has also litigated patent infringement cases involving electronic components of nuclear detection equipment, embedded computers, brushless DC fans and hard drive motors, specialty optical fibers, product packaging, tools and hardware, and various business methods. Matt’s role in these matters has included the development of trial strategy, Markman hearings, jury trials and all aspects of discovery.

Contact & Links
  • 90 State House Square
    Hartford, CT 06103
  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D., graduated 1991

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Litigation - Patent
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Litigation - Patent, Hartford (2023)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Patent
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Litigation - Health Care
  • Patent Law
  • Trade Secrets Law


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