Khalid S. Matariyeh



Khalid Matariyeh is an associate and intellectual property lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. He is also a member of the firm’s Mechanical & Electromechanical Technology Practice.

Prior to joining Foley, Khalid was a site product engineer for the Illinois company Plexus Corporation where he designed mechanical systems for medical devices, managed customer and supplier relations, and lead technical launches of high-level electromechanical assemblies. Khalid has also worked as an engineer in the automotive industry manufacturing high-precision transmission components.

As an intellectual property lawyer, Khalid has analyzed, drafted and prosecuted U.S. patent applications for a variety of technologies including automotive systems, medical devices, financial technologies, electronic systems and consumer products.

Khalid regularly provides instructions to foreign counsel in prosecuting foreign patent applications before the EPO, CNIPA, IPO and JPO.


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, (J.D., 2019)
    • Certificate in Intellectual Property
    • Associate editor, Chicago-Kent Journal of Intellectual Property
    • Member, Intellectual Property Law Society
  • Illinois Institute of Technology (M.E., 2015)
    • Mechanical and aerospace engineering
  • Illinois Institute of Technology (B.S., 2012)
    • Mechanical engineering
  • President and Patent Law Lead, Honor Law Society


  • Member, Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago


  • Illinois