Andrew M. McCoy



Andrew McCoy helps clients grow and protect their intellectual property assets, with a particular focus on intellectual property litigation. He counsels a wide range of clients — from entrepreneurs to Fortune 100 companies — in acquiring, licensing and enforcing patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets; providing due diligence and freedom to operate analysis and opinions; and all aspects of intellectual property litigation. Drew also provides strategic counsel to clients navigating post-grant proceedings, particularly inter partes review (IPR).
Drew has counseled clients through pre-suit investigations and litigated patent cases and IPR trials across a wide array of industries — from consumer products and medical devices to biotechnology and high-tech SaaS and digital signal processing. Drew practices in federal district courts throughout the United States, the International Trade Commission, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.


Bar Admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana


Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
J.D. cum laude, Indiana Law Review (associate editor) (2008)

Wabash College
B.A. in Biology, cum laude (2005)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives
  • Developments in Patent Litigation
    S. Jay Plager IP American Inn of Court, September 2021
  • Patent Claim Drafting Strategies
    S. Jay Plager IP American Inn of Court, January2021
  • PTAB Hot Topics
    2017 Midwest Intellectual Property Summit, November 2017
  • Science and Big Data in the Courtroom in IP Cases
    IU McKinney IP/Life Science Spring Symposium, April 2016
  • Intellectual Property Protections in the MedTech Industry
    Wabash College Fifth Annual Entrepreneur Summit, February 2016
  • Post-Grant Proceedings and the Biotech Industry
    Co-presenter, Iowa Biotechnology Association Legal Symposium: Intellectual Property, April 2015
  • Attorneys' Fees Awards in Patent Litigation - Emerging Trends
    YLS Network, Indiana State Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, March 2015
  • Attorneys' Fee Awards in Patent Litigation - Emerging Trends
    Indiana Law Review Blog, November 2014

Firm Blog Contributions

  • Faegre Drinker on Products – a blog addressing all things product liability that covers legal issues and developments of interest to product manufacturers and their employers

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Circuit Bar Association
  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association

Civic Activities

  • Indiana University McKinney School of Law — Alumni Mentor, 2014-present
  • Penrod Society — Member, 2012-present
  • Wabash College — Class Agent, 2011-present
  • Indiana Health Law Review — Practitioner Advisor, 2010-2015


  • Chambers USA — Indiana, Intellectual Property, "Up and Coming," 2022-23
  • Best Lawyers® — Litigation - Intellectual Property, 2023-24; Litigation - Patent, 2024
  • Baker Benson Pro Bono Award Recipient — 2017
  • Indiana Lawyer — Leadership in Law Awards, Up and Coming Lawyer, 2016
  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2014-16
  • United Way Leadership United — Graduate of Leadership Training and Diversity Series, 2012
Awards Methodology
No aspect of these recognitions has been approved by the highest court of any state.
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