Matthew R. Osenga

Of Counsel

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Matt Osenga joined Goodman Allen Donnelly as Of Counsel in 2010, bringing with him extensive experience in intellectual property matters, including patent litigation and prosecution, invalidity and non-infringement opinions, licensing of patents and computer technology, as well as trademark and copyright protection.

Prior to joining Goodman Allen Donnelly, Matt practiced patent law for 10 years at large international law firms in Washington, D.C. and Chicago, and at smaller law firms in Richmond. He has represented large and small clients in a number of different technology areas, including materials science, such as polymers, coatings, and other chemical compositions, pharmaceuticals, food products, synthetic wicker, and various mechanical devices, such as aerodynamic devices for vehicles, razor blade coatings, currency denomination machines, playing card shufflers, automatic dumpster locks, radiators, heat transfer tube configuration, charged air coolers, and others.

Matt’s patent prosecution practice encompasses all aspects of patent practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, including the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, reexaminations, reissue application, examiner interviews, and preparing briefs and arguments for appeals and post-grant reviews before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. His litigation experience also includes the preparation of briefs, pleadings, motions, and expert reports, as well as assisting in discovery and witness preparation for trial. He has also prepared briefs and motions for appeals before the Federal Circuit.

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Professional Affiliations, Awards and Service

  • Virginia Super Lawyers in Intellectual Property, Law and Politics, Virginia Super Lawyers Magazine and Richmond Magazine 2012-2013-2014-2015-2016
  • Virginia State Bar Harry L. Carrico Professionalism Course Faculty 2013-2016
  • Virginia State Bar, Intellectual Property Section
    • Chair 2016-17
    • Chair-Elect 2015-2016
    • Vice Chair, 2014-15
    • Secretary, 2013-14
    • Board of Governors, 2009-13
    • Webmaster, 2009-16
  • Greater Richmond Intellectual Property Law Association
    • President, 2010-2011
  • Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association

Practice Areas


  • University of Illinois, J.D., cum laude, 2000
  • University of Michigan, College of Engineering, Ann Arbor, Michigan, B.S.E., Chemical Engineering, 1997


Admitted to Practice

  • Illinois
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Publications and Presentations