Matthew Wilkerson

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Law Clerk

email matthew.wilkerson@spencepc.com

Matt Wilkerson is a summer associate with SpencePC. He earned his undergraduate degree from Bucknell University in Biology. While at Bucknell, his studies were focused on virology, micro biodiversity, and genetics. Mr. Wilkerson earned his graduate degree from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law. While at Northwestern, Mr. Wilkerson worked on a medical device startup, Stage.5, developing technology for early detection of pressure ulcers.

Mr. Wilkerson currently attends law school at the University of Iowa College of Law. He serves as the President of the Iowa Intellectual Property Law Society as well as Treasurer of the Veterans Legal Association. Mr. Wilkerson’s article “International [Dis]harmony: Solving Legal Uncertainty in Extraterritorial Patent Infringement Suits” will be published in the University of Iowa College of Law’s Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems journal in Fall of 2019.

Prior to law school, Mr. Wilkerson gained valuable experience working at UI LABS, a manufacturing research and development consortium, and as a co-founder of a medical device startup, Stage.5. He has also developed strategic planning and problem-solving skills while serving and an operations officer for the United States Army, both stateside and abroad.

Education:

Law School – University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., expected 2020
Graduate School – Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, M.S. of Law, 2016
Undergraduate – Bucknell University, B.S., Biology, 2014