My ambition is to provide clients with high quality, comprehensive, intellectual property advice.
Andrew Oliver is a member of the California and New York bars and registered to practice before the U.S. patent office. Andrew represents large and small companies and individuals in litigation, arbitration, transactions, due diligence, prosecution, and counseling related to patents and a variety of intellectual property matters (for example, trademark and Lanham Act, trade secret, copyright, cybersquatting and domain disputes, Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), online defamation, unfair competition, non-compete disputes, and related contractual matters).
He represents clients in many of the key patent litigation venues, including the Federal Circuit; District Courts in California, Delaware, Illinois, New York and Texas; and the International Trade Commission. Andrew's practice spans a variety of industries, including Internet and networking infrastructure, computer systems, operating systems and software, consumer electronics, computer hardware, digital and analog semiconductor circuitry, semiconductor processing equipment and chemistry and medical devices.
Each year from 2010 through 2014, Mr. Oliver was recognized by his peers and selected by SuperLawyers magazine as a Rising Star in Intellectual Property Litigation.
In 2015 and 2016, Andrew was selected as a Super Lawyer in Intellectual Property Litigation by SuperLawyers magazine.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Andrew gained valuable technical and business experience as a software engineer/designer and consultant.
Please note that any testimonials or endorsements appearing in this profile or in relation to this profile do not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of your legal matter. This disclaimer is provided so that I can remain in compliance with California Rule of Professional Conduct 1-400, which is part of the ethic rules that govern California attorneys.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer 2015 - Intellectual Property||Super Lawyers Magazine||2015|
|Northern California Rising Stars 2014||Super Lawyers Magazine||2014|
|Sapphire Award for pro bono services||Out of Egypt Network||2014|
|Northern California Rising Stars 2013||Super Lawyers Magazine||2013|
|Northern California Rising Stars 2012||Super Lawyers Magazine||2012|
|Northern California Rising Stars 2011||Super Lawyers Magazine||2011|
|Northern California Rising Stars 2010||Super Lawyers Magazine||2010|
|Partner||Amin, Turocy & Watson LLP||2012 - Present|
|Special Counsel||Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, LLP (through merger with Townsend & Townsend & Crew LLP)||2008 - 2012|
|Associate||Ropes & Gray LLP (through merger with Fish & Neave LLP)||2000 - 2008|
|Summer Associate||Fish & Neave LLP||1999 - 1999|
|Software Engineer then Consultant||Hughes Missile Systems Company||1996 - 1999|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|San Francisco Bay Area Intellectual Property American Inn of Court||President||2016 - 2018|
|San Francisco Bay Area Intellectual Property American Inn of Court||Vice President||2014 - 2016|
|San Francisco Bay Area Intellectual Property American Inn of Court||Treasurer||2012 - 2014|
|Legal Alert||Entire Class of Software Patent Claims Potentially Invalid||2011|
|Kilpatrick Townsend Legal Alert||Federal Circuit Deals Significant Blow to False Patent Marking Complaints||2011|
|Townsend IP Update||Avoiding and Successfully Defending a False Patent Marking Lawsuit||2010|
|University of Virginia School of Law||Juris Doctor||2000|
|University of Arizona||Bachelor of Science||1996|
|Si Catalyst Presents||Intellectual Property Issues for Early Stage Semiconductor Companies||2016|
|San Francisco Bay Area Intellectual Property American Inn of Court||Intellectual Property Year in Review||2016|
|San Francisco Bay Area Intellectual Property American Inn of Court||Current Issues of Import for Intellectual Property Practitioners||2015|
|San Francisco Bay Area Intellectual Property American Inn of Court||The Year in Review and in Preview: Key Intellectual Property Rulings and Expected Decisions||2014|
|San Francisco Bay Area Intellectual Property American Inn of Court||Unringing the Bell: Golan v. Holder and the Privatization of the Public Domain (subject: copyright)||2011|
|San Francisco Bay Area Intellectual Property American Inn of Court||"The Best Defense is a Joint Defense - or is it" - presenter and panelist regarding best practices related to joint defense agreements||2010|
|Law Seminars International Telebriefing||False Patent Marking in the Wake of the Forest Group Decision||2010|
|Continuing Legal Education||False Patent Marking after Forest Group v. Bon Tool: state of the law, marking tips, and litigation strategies||2010|
|ACC Speaking Series||Vanquishing the Patent Troll||2008|
|Uncommon v. GoDirect||settled favorably|
|Trover Group v. Logitech||settled favorably|
|Brady v. Von Drehle Corp.||settled|
|Inter partes reviews||achieved stay of litigation and discouraged additional litigation|
|Mass Engineered Design v. Planar Systems||pending|
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