Partner, Fenwick & West LLP
Andrew is one of the country’s top litigators on cutting-edge and high-stakes intellectual property issues affecting technology, online platform and consumer-oriented companies. Clients of all sizes seek him out not only to solve immediate litigation needs but also to help anticipate the potential policy implications and risks of new business models and technologies. While Andrew has experience in many areas of litigation, he co-chairs Fenwick’s copyright litigation practice.
Andrew has a reputation as a vigorous and strategic advocate in tough and important fights, keeping his clients’ business and industry success foremost in his mind. Andrew has more than 30 years of complex litigation experience in internet, technology, media, copyright, trademark, advertising, freedom of expression, trade secret, consumer protection, unfair competition, licensing and other commercial law disputes.
He also coordinates global litigation matters for innovators and companies, and participates in international forums that shape policy developments affecting startups, technology companies and online platforms.
Andrew is proud of having mentored several prominent and rising figures in IP law, including lawyers at among the best-known tech companies. He has been an active contributor to the work of the Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and other international policy organizations.
Before joining Fenwick, Andrew was a partner and global vice chair of the intellectual property practice at a global law firm. From 1991 to 2004, he headed the trademarks and advertising practices group at an international law firm.
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