Andrew E. Samuels

Associate

Columbus
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Overview

Andrew Samuels is a patent attorney who focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation. Andrew represents intellectual property owners and accused infringers in federal court, the Patent and Trademark Office and the International Trade Commission.

Select Experience

  • Defending consumer products company against claims of patent infringement, trade-secret misappropriation and breach of contract involving consumer textile products, among others.
  • Defending provider of technology solutions for hospitality industry against claims of breach of patent license relating to hotel networking technology.
  • Represented health and beauty products manufacturer in multiple patent litigation matters relating to illuminated mirrors.
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Experience

  • Defending consumer products company against claims of patent infringement, trade-secret misappropriation and breach of contract involving consumer textile products, among others.
  • Defending provider of technology solutions for hospitality industry against claims of breach of patent license relating to hotel networking technology.
  • Represented health and beauty products manufacturer in multiple patent litigation matters relating to illuminated mirrors.
  • Defended manufacturer of radiopharmaceutical infusion systems and generators against patent infringement claims relating to infusion system technologies.
  • Defended fitness equipment manufacturer against claims of trademark infringement relating to weightlifting machines.
  • Defended home decor company against claims of patent infringement relating to freestanding pet barriers.
  • Defended healthcare services company against claims of trade-secret misappropriation and breach of contract relating to pharmacy accounting software.
  • Defended medical device manufacturer against patent infringement claims relating to wound-sealing technologies.

Recognitions and Memberships

Recognitions

  • Ohio Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2019 to 2021)

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association

Community

  • "Survey of Engineering Law:" Lecturer, The Ohio State University College of Engineering
  • Henry M. Campbell Moot Court Competition: Brief Judge, University of Michigan Law School

Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 2014
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 2013
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 2013
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Registration No. 72,210
  • Ohio

Education

  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 2012, cum laude; Contributing Editor, Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, The Ohio State University, 2010, cum laude, Honors in Engineering

Blog

In The Blogs

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IP Intelligence: Insight on Intellectual Property
Federal Circuit Takes Judicial Notice of Wayback Machine Evidence of Prior Art
By Andrew E. Samuels
August 31, 2021
In its Aug. 17 decision in Valve Corporation v. Ironburg Inventions Ltd., the Federal Circuit appears to have cleared the way for district courts to take judicial notice of Wayback Machine captures as evidence of prior-art printed...
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IP Intelligence: Insight on Intellectual Property
‘Something of an Experiment': District of Delaware Prepares for Socially Distanced Patent Trial Tentatively Set for August 2020
By Andrew E. Samuels
July 6, 2020
In an earlier blog post, we commented on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected and may continue to affect patent litigation. A recent order from one of the country’s busiest patent courts, the District of Delaware, reflects the ways in...
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