Matt Acosta Presents Two-Hour CLE Program on The Internet of Things


The Dallas office of Jackson Walker welcomed attorneys and law students alike to join intellectual property partner Matt Acosta for a panel discussion on “The Internet of Things: The Law and Challenges of Emerging Technology Regional CLE Program.” Worth two hours of CLE credit, the regional CLE program explored the Internet of Things revolution and the unprecedented expansion of interconnected technologies.

Presented by the ABA Section of Litigation’s Intellectual Property Litigation Committee, the panel featured speakers from around the state and Missouri, including:

  • Duncan MacFarlane, Associate Dean for Engineering Entrepreneurship, Bobby B. Lyle Centennial Chair in Engineering Entrepreneurship, and Professor of Electrical Engineering, Southern Methodist University – Dallas, TX
  • Aaron Mutnick, Litigation Attorney, Shelter Insurance – St. Louis, MO
  • Dustin S. Sachs, Senior Forensic Consultant, D4 – Houston, TX
  • Ozz Siddiqu, Chief Patent Counsel and Chief IT Counsel, Lennox International – Dallas, TX
  • Jonathan Solomon, Principal, Fish & Richardson – Dallas, TX

The panel took place on Tuesday, October 30, 2018, and was followed by a networking reception. More information can be found in the program brochure.


Meet Matt

Matt C. Acosta is an intellectual property litigator and advisor experienced in a variety of intellectual property matters. Matt advises clients on a variety of commercial issues, including effective management of e-discovery costs, developing practical expert witness strategies, and navigating the practices of Federal Courts. Though based in Texas, Matt has litigated intellectual property cases throughout the country and has argued before the Judicial Panel on Multi-District Litigation. He has represented and advised a variety of clients, including Fortune 500 companies, in the consumer electronics, biomedical, internet service, mobile application, and telecommunication technology spaces. Matt is a founding member of Jackson Walker’s Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain practice groups. He also advises clients and has written a number of articles relating to the emerging Internet of Things.

For insights about the Internet of Things, view the series of articles Matt has co-authored: