Mat Trachok is an associate in the Business Entities & Transactions Group with McDonald Carano. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Trachok advised clients from established to emerging companies on technology-centered transactions within the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device, hardware, software, Internet, and service industries. Mr. Trachok has advised clients on negotiating and drafting complex commercial and intellectual property term sheets and agreements, including license, confidentiality, material transfer, research collaboration, co-development and co-commercialization, sale, supply, service and Internet use agreements.
Mr. Trachok also has previous experience litigating intellectual property and breach of contract disputes, at the state and federal trial and appellate levels, involving a broad range of technologies, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, optical networks, near field communication, network interfaces and crop planters. Mr. Trachok’s litigation practice encompassed all stages of litigation—from pre-suit investigations through discovery, summary judgment, trial, settlement, alternative dispute resolution and appeal. His appellate experience included the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and the Supreme Court of the State of Vermont.