Education

  • Emory University, J.D., with honors, Order of the Coif
  • University of Central Florida, M.S., Computer Engineering
  • University of Central Florida, B. Eng., Mathematics/Education, magna cum laude

Associations

  • Admitted to practice law in the states of California and Georgia
  • Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Atlanta IP Inn of Court
  • State Bar of Georgia – Patent Committee

Thought Leadership

  • “Managing Patent Eligible Subject Matter In Software Related Organizations,” The 11th Annual Corporate IP Institute (November 2017) (moderator and panelist)
  • “Leaving a Halo Impression in the Heartland: Select 2016-2017 Supreme Court Patent Case Review,” CLE Presented by the IP Section of the State Bar of Georgia (June 2017) (panelist)
  • “TC Heartland and the (Maybe) Changing Patent Venue Rules,” Law360 (March 14, 2016) (co-author)
  • “The Future of Functional Claiming, Part 2: Unanswered Questions Raised by the Williamson Opinion,” Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal, Vol. 27, No. 11 (Nov. 2015) (co-author)
  • “The Future of Functional Claiming, Part 1: Practical Implications of the Williamson Decision for Software Patents,” Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal, Vol. 27, No. 10 (Oct. 2015) (co-author)
  • “Practical Tips and Guidance for Post-Grant Proceedings at the USPTO,” CLE Presented by the IP Section of the State Bar of Georgia (Oct. 2015) (moderator and panelist)
  • “Guarding Your Revenue Streams: A Strategic Approach to IP,” Association of Corporate Counsel Georgia Chapter (ACC-GA) Monthly Meeting (May 2015) (panelist)
  • “Recent Developments at the International Trade Commission,” The State Bar of Georgia’s 20th Annual Intellectual Property Institute (Sept. 2014) (moderator and panelist)
  • “Exploring the Timeframe for Activities Establishing a Domestic Industry in ITC Investigations,” The Young Lawyer (August 5, 2014) (co-author)
  • “Leveraging Standing and Domestic Industry Activities of Third Parties in Patent-Based ITC Investigations,” Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal, Vol. 26, No. 6 (June 2014) (co-author)
  • “A Quick Guide to East Texas’ Fast Track for Patent Cases,” Law360 (April 15, 2014) (co-author)
  • “Exploring the Expanding Scope of Covered Business Method Reviews,” Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal, Vol. 26, No. 1 (Jan. 2014) (co-author)
  • “Behind Bars: A Closer Look at the Statutory Bars for Filing Inter Partes Review Petitions,” IP Litigator, (May/June 2013) (co-author)
  • “Leveraging Open Source Licenses in Patent Litigation,” ABA Intellectual Property Litigation Newsletter, Vol. 23, No. 1 (fall 2011) (co-author)

Andrew has litigated patent disputes implicating Bluetooth, Android OS, video games, memory modules, mobile computing devices, alternative energy systems, and integrated circuits in United States District Court, before the PTAB, and before the International Trade Commission (ITC). Andrew also has experience litigating design patents. His clients have included those in the musical instrument, gaming, financial services, electronic commerce, transportation, textile, and telecommunication industries. He is also a frequent author and presenter on patent law and serves as the Vice Chair of the Patent Committee for the IP Section of the State Bar of Georgia. Before attending law school, he worked as a software engineer developing hardware configuration and control software, with an emphasis in military training and video systems. He also owned and operated a recording studio and worked as a record producer.