Matthew E. Hinsch Ph.D.

Two Embarcadero Center Suite 1900, San Francisco, CA USA 94111


Dr. Matthew Hinsch concentrates his practice on patent prosecution, primarily within the field of biotechnology. He has advised clients in multiple technical areas, such as genetic modification including CRISPR, immunology and immunotherapy, plant biology, stem cells, disease therapeutics and molecular biology.

In his practice, Dr. Hinsch represents a wide variety of clients, including academic institutions, startup biotechnology and drug discovery companies, and large pharmaceutical companies. He assists clients with patent prosecution, freedom to operate analyses, validity/infringement opinions, IPRs, due diligence reviews and patent portfolio management.

Research for his Ph.D. involved plant molecular biology and the study of the molecular basis of disease resistance in plants.

Dr. Hinsch was recommended by Legal 500 US in 2019 and 2021 for Patent Prosecution.


University of California, Boalt Hall School of Law J.D. (1999)

University of California, Berkeley Ph.D. (1996) Plant Pathology

University of California, San Diego B.A. (1991) Biochemistry


California (1999)

Court Admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (2001)

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