Matthew Chess


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3001 West Big Beaver Road, Suite 624
Troy, MI 48084

P: 248-244-0151
F: 248-649-3338

Practice Areas


• University of Detroit Mercy
School of Law, J.D., summa
cum laude, Fellow Award
Recipient, 2023
• University of Michigan,
College of Engineering, B.S.,
Mechanical Engineering, 2017


  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Mr. Chess focuses his practice on patent application preparation and prosecution for mechanical and electro-mechanical systems. Mr. Chess also has experience in patent portfolio analysis and strategic intellectual property counseling.

Industry Experience

Before attending law school, Mr. Chess spent over two years as a mechanical engineer where he acquired extensive experience in automotive component design and regulation.


• Detroit Mercy Law Fellows Award and Scholarship
• Dean’s List, all terms, and summa cum laude graduate
• Justice Frank Murphy Honor Society
• 13 Book Awards (highest grade)

Professional Activities

Mr. Chess participated in the University of Detroit Mercy International Intellectual Property Clinic as an Advanced Student Attorney and competed in the USPTO Patent Application Drafting Competition. During law school, Mr. Chess worked as a law clerk for Young Basile.