MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Matthew G. Whitaker is a former US Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa. He was appointed June 15, 2004 by President George W. Bush. Whitaker resigned in November 2009 following the appointment and confirmation of Nicholas A. Klinefledt, who was appointed by President Barack Obama.
"World Patent Marketing has become a trusted partner to many inventors that believe in the American Dream," said Matt Whitaker in a statement, "I have always admired World Patent Marketing and its innovative products and dynamic leadership team. It's an honor to join the World Patent Marketing board."
"We are very honored that Matt has agreed to join our advisory board," said Bill Flanagan, Vice President of Public Relations for WorldPatentMarketing.com, "Matt's experience in politics, law and regulatory matters will be an invaluable asset for our company. I am extremely pleased that Matt will be contributing to the vision and direction of World Patent Marketing at a time of explosive growth for the company."
Whitaker graduated with a Masters of Business Administration, Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Iowa. While at Iowa, Whitaker played tight end for the University of Iowa Hawkeyes football team, appearing in Iowa's most recent Rose Bowl game in 1991.
As the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa, Whitaker obtained invaluable insight and experience regarding the enforcement of federal crimes including mail and wire fraud, public corruption, child pornography, firearms violations, drug trafficking, corporate fraud, terrorism financing and other scams.
In addition, Whitaker was responsible for defending civil lawsuits brought against the United States, handling federal forfeiture actions, and collecting debts and restitution. Whitaker managed a staff of 60 with headquarters in Des Moines and two branch offices (Davenport and Council Bluffs).
While US Attorney, Whitaker served on the Controlled Substances and Asset Forfeiture Subcommittee of the Attorney General's Advisory Committee, a group of 30 United States Attorneys across the country focusing on the Department of Justice's efforts against drug trafficking. Additionally, he was a member of the Violent and Organized Crime Subcommittee and the White Collar Crime Subcommittee of the Attorney General's Advisory Committee.
Whitaker is a member of the University of Iowa Political Science Department Advisory Board and a member of the National Association of Former United States Attorneys. Whitaker lives in the Des Moines area with his family.
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