Nick Anderson focuses his practice in patent strategy, including patent preparation and prosecution, and patent validity and infringement evaluations for clients in a range of industries.

Patent Portfolio Management

Nick’s practice includes intellectual property portfolio analysis and strategy, U.S. and international patent preparation and prosecution, and patent validity and infringement evaluations.

Nick’s experience includes:

  • Evaluating the infringement, validity and enforceability of patents
  • Providing design-around analysis concerning new and current products
  • Advising clients on intellectual property issues, with a focus on medical device technologies
  • Advising clients on mechanical technologies including industrial devices, building and construction technology, and office products

Nick also has experience drafting provisional and non-provisional patents for semiconductor chips, software, computer systems, oscillators, electronic and wireless communication devices, and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and related communications.

Post-Grant Patent Proceedings and Litigation Support

Nick also focuses on inter partes review, post-grant proceedings and litigation support such as analysis-related infringement and invalidity contentions. He drafts inter partes review petitions, expert declarations, and pre-suit infringement opinions and complaints asserting infringement. He has also prepared and responded to motions and discovery requests.

Services & Industries


Bar Admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


DePaul University College of Law
J.D. Certificate in Intellectual Property (2010)

University of Minnesota
B.S. in Biomedical Engineering (2007)

Insights & Events

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

  • LegalCORPS — Board of Directors; Inventor Assistance Committee


  • Faegre Drinker — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2020
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