Patent Prosecution and Infringement
Andrew has extensive experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the United States, drafting appeal briefs, managing the prosecution of international patent portfolios, and participating in administrative patent challenges proceedings. In addition, Andrew is experienced preparing both infringement and non-infringement opinions as well as validity and invalidity opinions for clients.
Software, Technology, Healthcare
Andrew’s technical focus is in the software and electrical technology space. He has extensive experience related to operating systems (Windows, Linux, Chrome OS, Android, iOS) as well as:
- Graphics processing
- Real-time streaming
- Conditional access systems
- Smart cards
- Distributed computing
- Antivirus and anti-malware
- Location- based technology
- SaaS applications
Additionally, Andrew is experienced with various standards including H.263, H.264/MPEG-4, VP8 and DVB.
In healthcare technology, Andrew has significant patent experience related to auditory prostheses, bone plates and bone screws, remote diagnostic technologies and medical imaging.
Strategic IP Programs
Andrew helps clients identify areas in their patent portfolios that can be strengthened, and find new ways to monetize their existing IP. He counsels clients on the appropriate timing of patent applications, and collaborates with in-house counsel to develop patent programs and filing strategies tailored to a company’s needs.
Andrew enjoys travelling, playing soccer, hiking and spending time with friends and family.