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Matthew Clapper

Matthew Clapper is a registered patent attorney practicing in the area of intellectual property law. Matthew has significant experience in patent preparation, prosecution and opinion work, particularly in the fields of electrical engineering and electronic devices, computer memory and hardware, and wireless communications. Matthew also has experience in computer software, computer database and networking, fiber and space-born optical communication and satellite communication fields.

Prior to entering the legal profession, Matthew practiced as an optical design engineer in several fields of optics and illumination, most notably fiber optic, LED and automotive illumination system design.


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F: 216-696-8731

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Practice Areas Admissions

Patent Prep/Pros
Ideation/Forward Patenting
Opinions and Prior Art Research

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


John Carroll University (BS, Physics 1995)
John Carroll University (MS, Applied Physics 1998)
University of Akron, School of Law (J.D., 2006)