The George Washington University Law School, J.D. 2021
Brown University, B.A. in Biology, 2013
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Andrew Choi is an associate at Irwin IP. Andrew’s practice primarily focuses on patent litigation before United States federal district courts and on Section 337 matters before the United States International Trade Commission (USITC).
- Part of a team representing a Fortune 500 manufacturer and importer of replacement and aftermarket automotive parts in litigation in the Northern District of Illinois and the USITC.
- Part of a team representing a Fortune 500 chain of coffeehouses and coffee roastery reserves that favorably resolved a patent dispute regarding payment software.
Andrew was a legal extern with the United States Department of Energy (DOE) with the Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property, where he worked on all matters related to intellectual property for the Department and the federal National Laboratories. Andrew prepared patent and trademark applications, drafted trademark opposition and cancellation petitions, as well as conducted trademark searches and clearances on behalf of DOE. He also drafted clauses of intellectual property license agreements to transfer IP rights from DOE to the private sector.
Further, Andrew was a legal extern at the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) in the Office of General Counsel with a focus on Section 337 investigations. Andrew drafted sections of Commission determinations and memorandums supporting said determinations for appeals before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC).
Prior to law school, Andrew graduated from Brown University with a B.A. in Biology and studied medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Andrew hopes to bridge the sciences and the law in an effort to identify and commercialize technologies that can positively impact our lives.