Matt Hervey Legal Director Head of Artificial Intelligence (UK)


Speaks:  English

Qualified: 2007 - Solicitor of England & Wales


Primary office:  London




Matt Hervey

Matt Hervey is Head of Artificial Intelligence (UK) and advises on Artificial Intelligence (AI) across all sectors, including automotive, life sciences, finance and retail. He is co-editor of The Law of Artificial Intelligence (to be published in 2020 by Sweet & Maxwell).

Matt is a trusted intellectual property adviser, especially for clients with complex patent disputes, including SEP (FRAND) litigation. He is described as "stand out" and "absolutely superb" for patent disputes (Legal 500).

His cases have involved video compression, telecommunications (2G, 3G, LTE, DSL and others standards), aircraft design, software (algorithmic trading, consumer share trading platforms, 3D modelling), consumer electronics (inkjet printers), location sensing and traffic analysis. He has extensive experience of healthcare and Life Sciences work including monoclonal antibodies, biosimilars, toxins, medical devices and cosmetics. Matt has handled product clearances and disputes involving copyright, trade marks, designs and confidential information for clients in the aerospace, retail, fashion, automotive and financial services sectors.

Matt managed the litigation team that successfully defended three patents of the Kennedy Trust for Rheumatology Research in the first 'biosimilar' patent litigation in the UK. He managed one of the cases for Fujifilm Kyowa Kirin Biologics Co., Ltd leading to the first granted "Arrow" declaration in the UK. He also has experience of high-value arbitration.

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Matt Hervey

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One in three local government councils using algorithms to make welfare decisions https://t.co/E5vr4lottb Matt Hervey (@matthervey) Oct 15,2019

Matt Hervey

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Airbus signs deal to 3D-print drones and self-driving cars https://t.co/xEh90pSNON Matt Hervey (@matthervey) Oct 14,2019

Career & Recognition

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  • 2019

    • Rankings & Awards
      September 2019
      Legal 500 2019 Rising Stars - Intellectual Property
  • 2017

    • Rankings & Awards
       2017
      Rising Star, Expert Guides
  • 2016

    • Career
      July 2016
      Gowling WLG (UK) LLP, director
    • Career
       2016
      Gowling WLG (UK) LLP, principal associate
    • Rankings & Awards
       2016
      Rising Star, Expert Guides
  • 2015

    • Rankings & Awards
       2015
      Rising Star, Expert Guides
  • 2014

    • Career
       2014
      Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co, associate
  • 2007

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
       2007
      Qualified, Solicitor of England & Wales
    • Career
       2007
      Wragge & Co LLP, associate
  • 2005

    • Career
       2005
      Bird & Bird
  • 2004

    • Education
       2004
      City University, London
    • Education
       2004
      College of Law, London
  • 1996

    • Education
       1996
      Courtauld Institute
  • 1993

    • Education
       1993
      University of Oxford