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Paul J. Andre is a partner in the firm's Intellectual Property Department, and the managing partner of the Silicon Valley office. His practice focuses on intellectual property litigation involving complex technology, with a particular emphasis on the life sciences, computer science and the electrical arts. He has substantial experience representing clients as both plaintiff and defendant in over 100 patent trials and litigations throughout the country, and has been admitted to federal courts in over 30 states.
Mr. Andre also represents clients from a variety of technology related industries in general intellectual property counseling, trade secret protection and other commercial matters.
Mr. Andre's formal technical training includes undergraduate and graduate courses, laboratory work and/or degrees in molecular and cellular biology, immunology, physics (electrical), chemistry and computer programming.
Mr. Andre is very active in the intellectual property legal community and has been a long term member of several organizations that promote the protection of intellectual property. In addition, he served as a guest lecturer in the Federal Litigation class at Stanford University School of Law for over ten years.
Representative matters include: