Kurt Mathas is an associate in the firm’s litigation department concentrating his practice in complex commercial litigation with an emphasis on antitrust and patent litigation matters.
Mr. Mathas has extensive experience in all phases of complex commercial litigation from filing through appeal. Mr. Mathas' representative patent experience includes multiple jury trials, including representing Verizon in Verizon v. Vonage (E.D. Va.) and Cheetah Omni v. Verizon (E.D. Tex.), and representing Level 3 in Level 3 v. Limelight (E.D. Va.). He has also been a key member of teams that have represented Microsoft Corp., Motorola Mobility, Inc., Monsanto Co., Hyundai Motor America, Barr Laboratories, and Anchen Pharmaceuticals in patent infringement matters.
Mr. Mathas’ antitrust experience includes defending Monsanto Co., Barr Laboratories and NAVTEQ Corp. against multi-million dollar antitrust claims brought by competitors.
Among his pro bono cases, Mr. Mathas helped lead a Winston & Strawn team that represented the Milwaukee Immediate Care Corp., operator of an inner-city health care clinic, in a lawsuit brought by Associated Bank that resulted in a jury verdict in favor of MICC.
Mr. Mathas has also been a member of the firm’s Summer Committee.
Mr. Mathas received a B.A. in Political Science, with highest distinction, from Purdue University in 2001, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He received a J.D. from the University of Notre Dame Law School in 2005, where he was editor in chief of the Journal of College and University Law.