Matthew M. MuellerTEL: 858.720.7408
12275 El Camino Real
San Diego, CA 92130
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Mr. Mueller is an associate in the Intellectual Property and Business Trial Practice Groups in Sheppard Mullin's Del Mar office.
Areas of Practice
Mr. Mueller's practice involves patent litigation and general business and commercial litigation. His practice includes various types of complex litigation. Mr. Mueller represents clients in litigation regarding the infringement and validity of their patents and third-party patents, and matters involving trade dress and trade secrets. He also has experience in wage and hour class actions, legal malpractice defense, and contract disputes.
Mr. Mueller’s litigation experience covers all major aspects of litigation, including pre-filing investigations, all phases of fact and expert discovery, claim construction, summary judgment, trial preparation, trial, post-trial proceedings, and appeals. His experience includes taking and defending expert and fact witness depositions and managing the day-to-day operations of major patent litigations.
Prior to beginning his legal career, Mr. Mueller worked in the United States Senate on a range of issues, including the judiciary and social security reform. In addition to his legal work, he is a member of Sheppard Mullin’s Associate Committee and an active participant in the San Diego County Bar Association’s Children At Risk outreach program.
- J.D., University of Texas, 2009, with honors, Managing Editor, The Review of Litigation
- B.A., Claremont McKenna College, 2004
- Intern to the Honorable Victor J. Wolski, United States Court of Federal Claims
- Federal Circuit Court of Appeals
- United States District Court, Southern District of California
- United States District Court, Central District of California
Obtained dismissal of a multi-patent infringement suit relating to sending pictures to a paging receiver after a bench trial on inequitable conduct in the Northern District of Illinois. Representing the defendant/appellee in the plaintiff's appeal to the Federal Circuit.
Representing a defendant in a two patent lawsuit in the Northern District of Illinois relating to sending pictures to a paging receiver. The accused technology is multimedia messaging service (MMS).
Represented a defendant in the Eastern District of Texas in a multi-patent infringement suit related to the sale and distribution of cellular phones.
Representing a defendant in a multi-patent lawsuit in the Eastern District of Texas relating to 3G cellular technology, including HSDPA, HSUPA, and HSPA.
Representing a defendant in a multi-patent lawsuit in the Eastern District of Texas relating to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Wi-Max and CDMA2000 (EVDO Rev. A) technologies.
Representing a defendant in a multi-patent lawsuit in the Eastern District of Texas relating to Wi-Fi, HSPA, LTE and CDMA2000 (EVDO Rev. A) technologies.
Represented a defendant in the District of Delaware in a patent infringement suit related to financial and investing software.
Representing a defendant in a two patent lawsuit in the District of Delaware relating to WCDMA 3G technology.
Representing a plaintiff in a trade dress and unfair business practices lawsuit in the Southern District of California.
Representing a defendant in the Central District of California in a patent infringement lawsuit relating to video game charging systems.
Representing a plaintiff in a patent infringement lawsuit in the Western District of North Carolina related to obtaining loan information over the internet.
Represented a national franchisor in San Diego Superior Court in litigation involving contract claims asserted by franchisees.
Obtained a motion to dismiss for a national transportation provider in the Southern District of California in litigation involving allegations of breach of a purported online contract.
Represented the seller of property in dispute over disclosures made during sale.
Represented a women from Somalia in obtaining asylum in the United States.
Represented a man from Bangladesh in obtaining asylum in the United States.
- San Diego County Bar Association
- Federal Bar Association
- Association of Business Trial Lawyers
- The Hon. J. Clifford Wallace Inn of Court, Associate
- Texas Exes
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