Matthew Cable


  • JD, Columbia University School of Law, 2014; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar; submissions editor, Columbia Business Law Review
  • BA, summa cum laude, Dartmouth College, 2011; Phi Beta Kappa


  • Massachusetts, 2014

Matthew Cable


Matthew is an associate in Ropes & Gray’s intellectual property transactions, life sciences, and corporate technology groups. Matthew advises companies and investors in the technology, life sciences and financial services industries in matters involving technology and intellectual property, including licensing, collaborations, research-related agreements, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic commercial transactions.

Matthew also maintains an active pro bono practice, focusing on immigration matters. In 2017, Matthew co-founded alienaid, inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to helping international students navigate the challenges that come with their status in the United States, and currently serves as President of that organization.

Matthew joined Ropes & Gray in 2014. During law school, Matthew advised non-profit and small business clients as a member of Columbia Law School’s Community Enterprise Clinic. Matthew also served as managing editor of Columbia Law School’s Blue Sky Blog on Corporations and the Capital Markets, and as submissions editor for the Columbia Business Law Review.


  • Represents the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard in connection with multiple license and collaboration agreements involving platform genomic technologies.
  • Represents a leading FinTech company in connection with software and related technology agreements with global regulated banking institutions.
  • Represents leading pediatric hospitals, academic institutions and non-profit organizations on matters related to big data research collaborations and data-sharing platforms.
  • Represented a global information technology company on intellectual property issues related to the international separation of the company into two separate businesses. 


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