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Andrew J. Anderson

Counsel

Andy has over twenty-five years of combined corporate and law firm intellectual property practice which has included, but not been limited to preparing and prosecuting patent applications worldwide in a wide variety of technologies, patent infringement and validity studies, IP agreements and licensing, as well as assisting with litigation and mergers and divestitures. He has prepared and filed over 400 original patent applications, and prosecuted and issued over 500 U.S. patents. Andy is knowledgeable regarding PCT filing procedures, and various foreign patent laws and practices (European, Japanese, Chinese, and others), including having significant experience at EPO Opposition proceedings.

Andy’s experience includes being responsible for worldwide patent procurement and patent clearance for major product lines and research and development labs, practicing primarily in materials and imaging processes, display, and related technologies, including inkjet, electrophotographic, thermal transfer, and photographic printing processes and materials, and OLED display systems. He has further experience in medical devices (including biomedical devices), wound care products and diagnostics, desiccants, consumer healthcare, and optics technologies.

Andy was also a Patent Examiner in the USPTO, and examined patent applications in a variety of arts relating to chemical engineering technologies.

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC AFFILIATIONS

  • Past President, Rochester Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Chair, Intellectual Property Owners U.S. Patent Practice Committee, 2003-2005

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Intellectual Property Owners Outstanding Committee Award, 2003
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office Patent Academy Distinguished Graduate
  • Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society
  • Order of the Coif, George Washington University National Law Center

PRACTICE AREAS

ADMISSIONS

  • New York
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

EDUCATION

  • George Washington University National Law Center, J.D., with high honors
  • University at Buffalo, B.S. Chemical Engineering, summa cum laude

Andy has over twenty-five years of combined corporate and law firm intellectual property practice which has included, but not been limited to preparing and prosecuting patent applications worldwide in a wide variety of technologies, patent infringement and validity studies, IP agreements and licensing, as well as assisting with litigation and mergers and divestitures. He has prepared and filed over 400 original patent applications, and prosecuted and issued over 500 U.S. patents. Andy is knowledgeable regarding PCT filing procedures, and various foreign patent laws and practices (European, Japanese, Chinese, and others), including having significant experience at EPO Opposition proceedings.

Andy’s experience includes being responsible for worldwide patent procurement and patent clearance for major product lines and research and development labs, practicing primarily in materials and imaging processes, display, and related technologies, including inkjet, electrophotographic, thermal transfer, and photographic printing processes and materials, and OLED display systems. He has further experience in medical devices (including biomedical devices), wound care products and diagnostics, desiccants, consumer healthcare, and optics technologies.

Andy was also a Patent Examiner in the USPTO, and examined patent applications in a variety of arts relating to chemical engineering technologies.

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC AFFILIATIONS

  • Past President, Rochester Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Chair, Intellectual Property Owners U.S. Patent Practice Committee, 2003-2005

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Intellectual Property Owners Outstanding Committee Award, 2003
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office Patent Academy Distinguished Graduate
  • Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society
  • Order of the Coif, George Washington University National Law Center

PRACTICE AREAS

ADMISSIONS

  • New York
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

EDUCATION

  • George Washington University National Law Center, J.D., with high honors
  • University at Buffalo, B.S. Chemical Engineering, summa cum laude

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Andrew J. Anderson