Matthew Vale


Matt focuses his practice on intellectual property law, particularly in the area of patent preparation and prosecution. Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Matt has experience in preparing and facilitating ongoing prosecution of patent applications in the chemical and mechanical arts. He has prepared and prosecuted patent applications for a variety of inventions used in a broad range of technologies.

Education & Admissions


  • University of Cincinnati

    (B.S., magna cum laude, 2005)

  • University of Cincinnati College of Law

    (J.D., 2008)


  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office


  • Prepares and facilitates ongoing prosecution of patent applications at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in the chemical and mechanical arts.
  • Assists in the prosecution of patent applications relating to improvements in the mechanical and electrical properties of polymeric compositions used in various manufacturing applications.
  • Drafted patent applications for a wide range of clients, including a leading consumer products company and a leading automotive company.
  • Organized patent and trademark cases for multiple medical device companies.
  • Counseled clients on patent prosecution strategy.


Professional Affiliations

  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Intellectual Property Owners Association

Community Involvement

  • The School for Creative and Performing Arts, Cincinnati (Tutor)


  • Named to the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Intellectual Property Law (2022-2023)