Matthew is the Head of the Commercial IP Group at the law firm Bristows. He advises on transactions involving the development, exploitation and transfer of intellectual property rights. He has experience working in many sectors including the IT, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, telecommunications and digital media sectors. His scientific background is of particular assistance when advising organisations that are negotiating transactions involving new technologies. He has advised on a number of successful licensing programmes for the exploitation of new technologies on a world-wide basis.