Clients rely on Andrew’s extensive knowledge of patent law and chemical engineering to protect the inventions that inform their business strategies.


An engineer and a registered patent lawyer, Andrew brings relevant knowledge and experience to prepare and prosecute patent applications in the chemical, pharmaceutical, life sciences and related arts in the United States and worldwide.

Andrew understands and appreciates the core technologies that drive his clients’ need for experienced intellectual property counsel. He obtains and manages worldwide patent portfolios, providing opinions and strategic guidance for optimum protection of inventions and to maintain freedom-to-operate by avoiding competitor's patents.


Andrew protects products and processes in a wide variety of technologies in the chemical arts. He prosecutes patents and provides counsel on chemical engineering process design and control, pharmaceutical products and drug delivery systems, alternative fuel technologies, genetically transformed plants and agricultural chemicals, formulations and methods.

He works closely with a wide range of clients, from Fortune 500 companies to smaller companies and start-ups, to provide strategies tailored to each client's specific needs.

Andrew collaborates with an extensive network of patent professionals to cost-effectively develop and execute strategies to globally protect his clients’ interests.

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Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis

American Bar Association


  • Missouri, 2001
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2003


St. Louis University School of Law, J.D., 2001

University of Missouri – Rolla (Missouri University of Science & Technology), B.S., Chemical Engineering, 1998

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