Matthew M. Shaheen


Co-Chair, Mechanical Group


Mr. Shaheen specializes in intellectual property law, focusing on patent preparation and prosecution, and client counseling on complex issues relating to validity, infringement, and freedom-to-practice.  Mr. Shaheen practices primarily in mechanical and electromechanical technologies, focusing on automotive systems and complex medical devices and systems.  He is experienced in all phases of U.S. and PCT patent prosecution and oversees the prosecution of foreign patent applications filed in countries throughout North America, Europe, and Asia.


J.D., The University of Akron School of Law, 1996

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology, The University of Akron, 1992


State of Ohio, 1997

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2000

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 1999

Professional Affiliations:

American Bar Association

American Intellectual Property Law Association

Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association