Matt A. Poulsen

Owner and Patent Attorney

Matt obtained his Ph.D., M.S. and B.S. in physics from the University of Nebraska and his Juris Doctor from the University of Nebraska College of Law, graduating with distinction.

Matt represents clients including large Fortune 500 companies, universities, start-up companies and individual inventors. His practice is generally focused on IP procurement and protection, including U. S. and foreign patent preparation and prosecution, patentability and freedom-to-operate analysis and various trademark, copyright and trade secret matters. Matt also advises clients with respect to various start-up related activities, such early-stage IP strategy.

As a physicist, Matt developed a broad technical background in experimental solid state and condensed matter physics and materials science.  His research on the molecular engineering of self-organizing electroactive organic systems has appeared in numerous peer-reviewed journals. His clients operate in a broad spectrum of technological areas, including telecommunications, integrated circuitry, the optical arts, semiconductor fabrication and testing technologies, nanotechnology, nuclear and renewable energy, biofuels, chemical processing, software, agriculture, e-commerce and the mechanical arts.

Matt also serves as mentor for local startup accelerators NMotion, Straight Shot and Year of the Startup.

Matt is admitted to the Nebraska Supreme Court and the U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska, and is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.