Matthew has first class honours degree in physics, majoring in photonics and has over 10 years of IP experience. Matthew practices primarily in the fields of physics, electrical engineering and computer technologies, specialising in lasers, optical fibres, photovoltaic devices and various optical network devices for the telecommunications industry. Matthew also has a keen interest in the fields of nanotechnology and near-Earth space technology which has exposed Matthew to the importance of computational analysis of complex systems and problems.
Matthew has expertise drafting, prosecuting and defending patent specifications across a broad range of technologies, including optical and electronic telecommunications, control systems, computer vision, driver monitoring technology, consumer electronics, machine learning, augmented reality, neuroscience diagnostic and rehabilitation systems, gaming technologies, HVAC and building management systems and various other computer-implemented technologies.
More recently, Matthew has focussed on assisting local Australian clients, particularly start-ups, with protecting their IP and gaining commercial traction. He enjoys working with early-stage companies and watching their ideas transform into commercial products.