Professor Mateo Aboy

Professor at Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge


Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge; Senior Research Scholar, Centre for Law, Medicine and Life Sciences

Professor Mateo Aboy’s multidisciplinary background includes a combination of intellectual property, science & engineering, and management experience. He holds degrees in engineering and data science (BS, MS, MPhil, PhD), law (LLB), international management (MBA), as well as professional registrations as a Chartered Engineer (COIT), Certified Licensing Professional (CLP), and Licensed Patent Agent with Bar Admission to practice in patent cases before the United States Patent Office (USPTO) and the Patent Trials and Appeals Board (PTAB).

His professional experience includes work in both the private sector in various senior engineering roles and in academia as a tenured Professor of Engineering. As a Licensed Patent Practitioner, he has successfully prosecuted numerous cases before the USPTO, focusing primarily on medical device and computer-implemented inventions. He holds over 20 patents as an inventor and is the co-founder of four companies.

Prof. Aboy has taught courses in engineering (computational data science; scientific & engineering computation; digital signal processing; electronics; programming; research methods & innovation), law (patent law for engineers & managers; business law), and management (strategy, innovation, and entrepreneurship; engineering management)