Matthew Miller


Matthew Miller, a registered patent attorney, prosecutes and defends IP litigation matters. With a ‎wide-ranging background, he brings a practical bent to finding the crux of disputes. He has ‎litigation experience with property rights of all kinds, from patents and trademarks to oil and gas ‎leases and timber, and industries including healthcare; manufacturing, distribution and retail; and natural resources.‎

Matthew joined Schwabe’s IP litigation group from a Portland IP boutique and, before that, a ‎commercial litigation and regulatory firm in Arkansas serving the natural resources and electric ‎utility industries. In Arkansas, Matthew was a close member of the outside appellate team that won ‎cert and then unanimous decisions from the U.S. Supreme Court (8-0) and the Federal Circuit (3-0 ‎on remand) in the case of Arkansas Game & Fish Commission v. United States, 133 S. Ct. 511 (2012), a significant Fifth Amendment takings claim for timber and habitat. 

As part of his service, Matthew has spoken to other lawyers on practicing before the U.S. Supreme ‎Court, developments in pleading standards and federal Fifth Amendment takings law.‎

Memberships & Awards


  • American Bar Association, intellectual property section, design committee
  • Oregon Women Lawyers Association
  • Oregon Patent Law Association
  • U.S. District Court, District of Oregon, Pro Bono Panel, Member

Community Activities

Community Activities

  • AIGA, the professional association for design, Promotions Committee, Copyrighting Chair




Registered Patent Attorney (United States Patent and Trademark Office)
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Courts of Appeals: Federal Circuit, 8th Circuit
U.S. Court of Federal Claims
U.S. District Courts: D. Or., W.D. Wa, E.D. Ark., W.D. Ark. E.D. Mich.
Licensed Attorney in Oregon, Washington, New York, and Arkansas

Outside The Office