Overview News Intelligence Matthew A. Ambros Senior Counsel mambros foley.com Download vCard Matthew A. Ambros is senior counsel and an intellectual property litigation lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP where he focuses his practice on patent litigation. He has represented clients in the electrical, mechanical, and software-related industries. His experience includes cases involving data transmission cables and connectors, online backup, online recruiting software, crowdfunding data server management, machine vision, consumer electronics and board game products. Mr. Ambros is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation and Chemical, Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Practices. He is also a member of the Technology Industry Team. Prior to joining Foley, Mr. Ambros was an associate at an intellectual property boutique firm, and served as a law clerk to the justices of the Massachusetts Superior Court. An inventor, Mr. Ambros has been familiar with patents since his youth. In middle school, he patented and licensed a lacrosse stick pocket former (U.S. Patent No. 5,425,541), which is currently sold by Brine, Inc., and can be found in sporting goods stores throughout the United States. Recognition Mr. Ambros has been named to the Massachusetts Super Lawyers – Rising Stars® lists (2014 – 2016), which recognizes the top 2.5% of Massachusetts lawyers under 40. Education Mr. Ambros earned his law degree from Northeastern University School of Law. While in law school, he interned for Cubist Pharmaceuticals; the Environmental Protection Agency; the Honorable Nancy Gertner, U.S. District Court Judge for the District of Massachusetts; and the WilmerHale Legal Services Center. Mr. Ambros received his bachelor’s degree in genetics, cell and developmental biology from Dartmouth College, where he investigated the development of C. elegans using RNA interference techniques. He also co-authored a paper that described the genetic relatedness of four land plants' lineages based on a computer analysis of their genetic code. Admissions Mr. Ambros is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the Western District of Wisconsin and the Eastern District of Texas, as well as the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the First Circuit and the Federal Circuit. He is also admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.