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Matthew J Kading - Managing Attorney/Director - VisualCV















Work History

20152016

Warrior Custom Golf, Inc

Director, Test Play Strategic Sales Program-Arizona

Tempe, AZ  |  Irvine, CA

Responsible for the comprehensive development and oversight of new marketing and sales strategy. Exceeded forecasted sales by 300% with gross revenues exceeding $550k within 6 months.

20102013

Axon JuriMed Group LLC

Assistant General Counsel

San Francisco, CA | Chicago, IL | Phoenix, AZ

Responsibilities as Assistant General Counsel and Chair of the Medico-Legal group include: preparation and presentation of comprehensive regulatory analysis, litigation, and trial strategy and risk analysis. Directly engaged in formulating and driving strategy as well as providing legal counsel and advice to clients on patent, medical/pharmaceutical and biotech related litigation matters and issues. Oversee and direct all IP infringement litigation consulting and participation, along with other strategic, regulatory and legal advice to medical device designers and manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, hospitals and health maintenance organizations, private and public university medical and biotech research departments and technology transfer arms, as well as law firms and litigators representing these entities. Involved in a wide array of matters involving all aspects of medical practice and research, pharmaceutical R&D, clinical trials and litigation, medical device law and litigation, among others.

Knowledge of medicine, human physiology, biochemistry, pathophysiology, pharmacology, coupled with experience in medical device and pharmaceutical litigation, commercial/business litigation, product liability litigation and regulatory practice, resulted in a highly effective and successful strategy for each particular client and a client reported“ favorable” or“ excellent” outcome in more than 98% of cases. Managed litigation where Axon directly participated as co-counsel or embedded legal consultant, including the retention of outside counsel and performing hands-on litigation duties alongside outside counsel.

20112013

Web Marketing Partners LLC

General Counsel

Phoenix, AZ

20032008

Skolnick & Schiff, P.A.

Senior Trial Attorney/Partner

Minneapolis, MN

20002003

Briggs & Morgan P.A.

Senior Attorney

Minneapolis/Saint Paul, MN

Prepared pleadings, motions, briefs, and memoranda of law; conducted and managed discovery; took and defended depositions in business, employment, real estate/land use and intellectual property litigation including: contractual disputes, patent infringement, trade secrets, unfair competition, trademark, trade dress, domain name disputes, medical device and biological patent litigation among others, generally for Fortune 500 clients. I negotiated settlements and prepared settlement agreements and releases and represented clients in ADR. I was a member of firm's Commercial Litigation and Telecommunications Law Practice Groups. Structured, drafted and negotiated complex commercial agreements for the deployment of major computer software, hardware, broadband, telecommunications and other varied service related documents, agreements and administrative filings for some of the largest retailers, cable providers, and technology companies in the nation. Defense of a trade secret case brought by a Fortune 500 pharmaceutical company seeking to protect $1billion in product sales; Prevailed in federal court cases establishing the scope of reciprocal compensation obligations for wireless traffic and dialing parity obligations for calls to wireless numbers; Prevailed in several cases on summary judgment, including writ of mandamus on 16. 7 million-dollar industrial land use matter against large government entity; Successfully arbitrating interconnection agreements and cost issues for CLECs and wireless carriers with varied legal needs(corporate, securities, litigation), developed new business for the firm with the largest privately-held company in the World.

19982001

Quarles & Brady LLP

Associate Attorney

Milwaukee, WI | Chicago, IL

Assigned primary responsibility for legal research and writing; including: preparation of memoranda, summary judgment and other motion papers, complaints, answers, discovery requests and responses, and client correspondence for large, multinational Fortune 500 clients as member of commercial litigation and intellectual property groups. Managed discovery, including an antitrust matter in which the parties produced over 1.5 million documents during discovery. I independently conducted and defended depositions, in the U.S. and internationally. I gained experience in the direct and cross-examination of witnesses during trials. I analyzed, negotiated, drafted, and implemented software, Internet licensing, and other contracts. Conducted vital depositions of expert witnesses in a $20M breach of contract/loss of income commercial case. Traveled to various foreign countries including Philippines, Uzbekistan, Great Britain, Germany, Taiwan and Japan for discovery matters, mainly deposing foreign nationals. Researched, prepared, argued and prevailed on motion for summary judgment in trade secrets matter. Litigation practice areas included: business torts, breach of contract, UCC, software licensing, patent and trademark infringement; antitrust bid rigging; contractual breach, product liability; and Internet liability assessment; Internet use litigation; domain name trademark litigation; etc. for large clients(Miller Brewing, Kraft Foods, Manitowoc Cranes, Wisconsin Electric Power Company, Harley Davidson, Johnson Controls, etc.).

Education

19951998

University of Minnesota Law School

Juris Doctor

magna cum laude; Order of the Coif (Top 10% of graduating class)

University of Minnesota Law Review

Maynard Pirsig Moot Court:  Best Oral Argument; Runner-up: Best Brief

Dean's List All Six Semesters; Dean's Scholarship

19891994

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Bachelor of Science

Biochemistry, summa cum laude, phi beta kappa

Member of Men's Division I (WCHA) Ice Hockey Team, Twice Named Academic-All American

Skills

Litigation - Intellectual Property/Commercial

Extensive experience with all phases of IP/Commercial Litigation

New Business Development/Sales

Direct sales experience coupled with new client development as attorney

Software and App Development

Currently taking CS Courses along with "Coding Camps" and Self-study of JavaScript, Node JS, Angular JS, Ruby on Rails and C++