Brian Matlock is a partner and co-chair of the YK Law LLP Commercial Litigation Practice and is based in the Los Angeles, CA and Irvine, CA offices.
Brian Matlock practices broadly in the areas of litigation and dispute resolution, patents and intellectual property, corporate law, securities regulation, and corporate restructuring and business bankruptcy. He advises clients in shareholder disputes, corporate structured transactions, technology transfer and licensing, corporate and venture funding, mergers/acquisitions, and securities/anti-fraud litigation. His clients are primarily in the manufacturing, high technology/software/Internet, energy and utilities, medical devices, chemicals and life sciences industries.
Brian is admitted in the Central, Eastern, and Northern District Federal Courts and Federal Bankruptcy Courts in California and all Superior Courts. He is also admitted in the Eastern and Western District Federal Courts in Missouri, where was raised and is a member of the Missouri Bar. In addition, Brian has handled numerous cases in Federal Courts in various jurisdictions on a Pro Hac Vice basis.
Brian previously worked as licensing associate in University technology transfer, assisting faculty and investors in launching cutting edge technology in therapeutics, diagnostics, chemicals, advanced materials, software and energy. Prior to that, he worked as corporate counsel in house for Sanmina-SCI, a Fortune 500 electronics manufacturer and developer, where he directed all of the company commercial contract, corporate law, intellectual property and patent related matters. While at Sanmina, he directed all company patent and intellectual property litigation in various jurisdictions worldwide and matters before the International Trade Commission.