January 5, 2023

Matt Cutler and Michael Kella Named “Best IP Attorneys in St. Louis” by Small Business Monthly

Harness IP is pleased to announce that Matt Cutler and Michael Kella have been named two of St. Louis’ “Best IP Attorneys” by Small Business Monthly magazine. The annual listing, chosen by the publication’s readers, highlights the best business-to-business service providers in the region.

Matt Cutler’s practice focuses on intellectual property inter partes review and post-grant review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. His capabilities include state and federal claims pertaining to complex patent, trademark, and copyright litigation, as well as the misappropriation of trade secrets. 

Michael Kella’s practice focuses on enforcing patent rights through litigation in district courts across the country as well as resolving complex intellectual property infringement disputes. A lawyer, engineer, and technical enthusiast, Mike is dedicated to advocating for clients in effort to obtain the strongest intellectual property protection possible under the law.  

Small Business Monthly St. Louis’ 2023 listing of the area’s best intellectual property attorneys includes 25 lawyers chosen by the magazine’s readership. The list, culled from over 400 nominations, has become a practical, every day, “go to” reference for the publication’s B2B readership. Both attorneys will be featured in the magazine’s January print edition as well as in a year-long, online supplement including all of 2023’s honorees. 


Harness IP is celebrating more than 100 years as an intellectual property law firm. Founded in 1921, the firm currently holds a No. 2 ranking from IAM Media for providing counsel to 44 companies with the largest portfolios of issued U.S. patents. The firm also ranks No. 6 for filing the most patent applications on behalf of those companies. Harness IP’s attorneys and IP professionals focus exclusively on patents, trademarks, global IP management, litigation and other IP rights. The firm has offices in metropolitan Dallas, Detroit, St. Louis, and Washington, D.C. Visit www.harnessip.com for more information.