Matthew S. Bellinger is a litigation partner in our Orange County office. He represents clients in all types of intellectual property disputes, including patent, trademark, trade dress, copyright, and unfair competition matters. He has represented clients in district courts throughout the country and in United States Patent and Trademark Office proceedings, including in Trademark Trial and Appeal Board opposition matters.
Mr. Bellinger has handled cases throughout the litigation process, from preliminary injunctions and motions to dismiss, claim construction, summary judgment, through trial and post-trial motions. Mr. Bellinger is also a registered patent attorney and, earlier in his career, was responsible for preparing and prosecuting patent applications involving a wide-range of technologies. Mr. Bellinger is a member of several community and professional groups, and served as President of the Orange County Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.
Mr. Bellinger joined the firm in 2001 and became partner in 2007.
Judicial extern for The Honorable John Gleeson, U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York, Summer 1998
Judicial extern for The Honorable Roanne Mann, U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York, Fall 1999
Received "Litigation Star" ranking in Benchmark Litigation's 2024 U.S. Guide
- Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for his work in Intellectual Property Litigation and Trademark Law (2023 - 2024)
- Recognized as a "World IP Leader" by World Intellectual Property Review (WIPR) (2022 - 2023)
- Recognized by The Legal 500 "United States" for Trademark Litigation (2023)