Our firm consists of veteran, collaborative law professionals who have worked together in a variety of capacities for many years. In addition to our founding partners, Wagner Blecher LLP also includes registered patent attorneys and patent agents, as well as patent engineers, with expertise in a wide range of technical specialties.

Matthew J. Blecher

Patent Attorney - Partner
Voice: 408-377-0500
Fax: 408-377-0501

Practice Focus

Matt Blecher is a founding partner of the firm, and a patent attorney with experience in writing patents and working on behalf of clients before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.  In addition to drafting patent applications and office action responses, he has experience with patent appeals, portfolio analysis, due diligence studies, and reexaminations.  He also provides clients with guidance and instruction in foreign patent prosecution, assists with client portfolio management and invention identification, and counsels in patent validity and infringement issues.

Notable Experience

Matt has written patents on topics including streaming media and media compression, auction systems, handheld electronic devices, solid state memory devices and fabrication, integrated circuit design and packaging, database systems, digital printing applications, capacitive sensing devices, electronic toys, medical devices, computer networking and communication, computer virtualization, and consumer electronic equipment.


  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley, Board of Directors


Technology Focus

  • Computer Software
  • Data Networking
  • Database Systems
  • Streaming Media
  • Solid State Electronics
  • Integrated Circuits
  • Medical Devices


  • University of Arizona College of Law
    • J.D., 2000
    • Senior Articles Editor, with published article, Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
    • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, 1996

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Arizona
  • Registered Patent Attorney, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office