Andy Himebaugh


Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, J.D. 2020

Brigham Young University,

B.S. in Bioinformatics, Minor in Philosophy 2016

Andy Himebaugh is working as a 2019 summer associate for Irwin IP prior to beginning his final year of law school at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.

Before joining Irwin IP, Andy worked as a legal intern at the Translational Genomics Institute (TGEN), a non-profit research institution in Phoenix, Arizona.  There, he participated in procurement efforts for patents on biotechnology and pharmaceutical inventions—researching claim, amendment, and declaration strategies; revising domestic and international patent applications; and drafting responses to office action.

At ASU, Andy has worked as a student attorney in the Lisa Foundation Patent and Trademark Clinic practicing with a provisional registration number before the USPTO drafting utility patent applications for mechanical inventions and medical devices, responding to office actions, and conducting examiner interviews.  Additionally, he has worked as a legal extern for the Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project (FIRRP), served as President of the Intellectual Property Student Association, and has been distinguished as a Pedrick Scholar for academic excellence.

Prior to beginning law school, Andy earned his undergraduate degree in Bioinformatics from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah and worked in Bioinformatics and Variant Classification Science at the Center for Genomic Interpretation in Salt Lake City, Utah.