Mr. Matesky's practice focuses on litigation involving patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets. Mr. Matesky also has prosecution, enforcement, and transactional experience regarding copyrights, trademarks, and domain names, with a particular interest in arts and entertainment issues.
Supreme Court of Minnesota
United States District Court for the District of Minnesota
Judicial Extern to the Honorable Thomas S. Zilly, Western District of Washington, 2004
Prior Professional Experience
Dorsey & Whitney, LLP, Minneapolis, MN
Mr. Matesky was responsible for intellectual property litigation as well as trademark prosecution and enforcement.
Presentations and Publications
Copyright Law and Music/Recording Issues: The Rules, The Exceptions, and Practical Advice, Presentation to the Pacific Northwest Section of the Audio Engineering Society (March 2008)
Whose Song is it Anyway? When are Sound Recordings Used in Audiovisual Works Subject to Termination Rights and When are They Works Made for Hire?, 5 Va. Sports & Ent. L.J. 63 (2005)
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act and Non-Infringing Use: Can Mandatory Labeling of Digital Media Products Keep the Sky from Falling?, 80 CHI.-KENT L. REV. 515 (2005)
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