Matthew G. McKinney (Orlando
- Florida) is a United States registered patent attorney with over ten years
experience and he is an experienced and licensed professional engineer (P.E.).
Mr. McKinney is a graduate of the University of
South Florida (Tampa, Florida) (1993) holding Master of Science and Bachelor
of Science degrees in engineering and he has completed graduate coursework for a
Master's degree in physics. His background includes the fields of
semiconductors, electrodynamics, quantum mechanics, communications, computer
hardware, software, electronics, hydraulics, mechanics, and structures. Mr.
McKinney is a member of the American Institute of Physics and the Order of the
Engineer. He is also a law graduate from the
Mercer University, Walter F. George School
of Law located in Macon, Georgia (2000).
McKinney has used his engineering and physics background in prosecuting an
assortment of mechanical, biomedical, software, and electrical hardware patent
applications for M.D.s, engineering firms, technology companies and individual
inventors. Mr. McKinney meets regularly with current clients to review the
progress of a patent application as well as meeting with potential clients to
discuss the benefits of obtaining patent protection for an invention.
McKinney has prosecuted trademarks often in conjunction with filing a patent
application for a client.
His legal experience includes litigating complex
commercial disputes and patent, trademark and copyright actions.
Mr. McKinney is
a member of the American Bar Association, American Intellectual Property Law
Association and the Orange County Bar Association. He is admitted to practice
before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the U.S. District Court for the
Middle District of Florida, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and
the Florida state courts. Mr. McKinney also is of counsel to the Shuffield,
Lowman and Wilson, P.A. law firm.
Matthew G. McKinney, Attorney
121 S. Orange Ave., Suite 1500
Orlando, FL 32801