Matthew M. Kamps



Matt Kamps helps clients advance their goals through patent strategies and dispute resolution, primarily in patent litigation and inter partes review (IPR) proceedings. In addition to his litigation and post-grant practice, Matt develops global patent prosecution strategies, drafts legal opinions and IP licensing agreements, and conducts IP due diligence for prospective collaborations.
Matt's intellectual property technology expertise includes:
  • Chemotherapeutics (both large and small molecule)
  • Antibodies and derivatives thereof
  • Pharmaceutical Compositions
  • Cell-based therapeutics
  • Host cells, genetic vectors, and vaccines
  • Recombinants
  • Methods related to the purification and production of target proteins
  • DNA and RNA cloning and amplification techniques

Past Experience

Before joining Faegre Baker Daniels, Matt served as a patent counsel in the oncology division of one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies, where he oversaw and developed the patent estates of oncology pipeline biologics. After law school, he practiced at a Chicago-based intellectual property firm.

Personal Interests

Matt enjoys writing, cartooning and spending time with his wife and two senior pugs.


Bar Admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


University of Illinois College of Law
J.D. cum laude (2013)

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.S. in Molecular and Cellular Biology, magna cum laude, Bronze Tablet (2010)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives
  • Navigating Indefiniteness Post-Nautilus
    Co-author, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, July 2015
  • (Re)Defining Indefiniteness? Navigating Section 112 ¶ 2 Post-Nautilus
    Co-presenter, Leydig, Voit & Mayer Continued Legal Education, Chicago, April 16, 2015
  • USPTO Rules of Professional Conduct: Updates, Changes and Overview
    Co-presenter, Leydig, Voit & Mayer Continued Legal Education, Chicago, October 17, 2013

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

  • Represented inmate alleging multiple claims of Eighth Amendment violations related to prison medical care

Professional Associations

  • American Inns of Court, Linn Inn Chapter
  • Children's Research Fund Junior Board


  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2018
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