Principal / Washington, DC / 202-626-7735

Andrew Patrick

Andrew Patrick is a Principal in the Washington, DC, office of Fish & Richardson. His practice emphasizes post-grant proceedings, patent prosecution, client counseling, and portfolio development. Mr. Patrick has extensive experience in post-grant proceedings from the perspective of both the petitioner and the patent owner, and has worked on more than 50 IPR, CBM, and reexamination proceedings. He is technically focused on the computer-related, electrical, and mechanical arts, with experience in technologies including network systems and protocols, signal processing, secure data storage and retrieval, digital rights management, encryption and compression techniques, and stochastic modeling.


J.D. cum laude, Georgetown University Law Center (2010) Articles Editor, Georgetown Journal of International Law

B.S., with high honors, Mathematical and Computer Sciences, Colorado School of Mines (2005)

B.S., with high honors, Economics, Colorado School of Mines (2005)


  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office 2008
  • New York 2011
  • District of Columbia 2014


“Patent Eligibility and Computer-Related Processes: A Critique of In re Bilski and the Machine-or-Transformation Test,” 14 Virginia Journal of Law & Technology 181 (2009)

Media Mentions

Quoted, “5 Big Developments That Shaped The PTAB In 2020,” Law360 (December 18, 2020)

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