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J. Pritchard, IV, Esquire

Adjunct Professor of Law


Matthew Pritchard is a recognized intellectual property law expert with experience handling all domestic and international aspects of trademark, design, copyright, and trade secret matters for start-ups through large-sized corporations in the manufacturing and consumer goods sectors since 2000. Adept in risk management, brand protection strategies, registration, maintenance, and disputes, including trademark infringement, Pritchard is an open-minded, collaborative attorney, who responds strategically and accurately to evolving trademark law changes and global market place demands.


  • Appearances in over 70 cases before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board
  • Multiple First Chair Infringement Litigation Cases
  • Expert Testimony on Trademark Office Practice  in Federal Court
  • Early Neutral Evaluator for the Western District of Pennsylvania ADR Program

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