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Matthew Swanson

Matthew Swanson

US Patent Agent


Team Leader

US Services

Telephone: +358 9 6859 5646


Languages: English

"As the leader of the US Team I really enjoy helping clients with their needs. Seeing all kinds of people discover new innovations is what makes my work interesting."

Matthew joined Laine IP in 2013. He heads the company’s US team, where his responsibilities include consulting clients and colleagues in matters related to US patents.

Previously, Matthew worked for seven years as an engineer in the power industry, so he has extensive work experience in planning and analyzing electrical transmission and distribution systems, including long-term economic analysis and market design.

Matthew holds a MSc (Electrical Engineering) degree from Lappeenranta Technical University as well as a BS (Electrical and Electronics Engineering) degree from the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.

IPR services

  • Drafting and handling of patent applications, consulting clients in patent processes and prosecution strategy, consulting clients especially in US patent prosecution

Special expertise

  • Technologies: energy technology, electrical distribution, power systems engineering, renewable energy, electrical engineering