Andrew Devkar is the managing partner of the Century City office, a co-leader of the firm’s technology industry team, and one of the leaders of its Southern California intellectual property litigation practice. He has been repeatedly recognized as a Super Lawyer and Rising Star in intellectual property litigation. Andrew handles a broad range of intellectual property matters with an emphasis on patent litigation. He litigates complex patent infringement cases in US district courts and before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board and International Trade Commission.
Andrew represents clients in a wide range of industries, including software and internet technologies, clean energy technologies, wireless and networking technologies, smartphones, digital camera design and operation, semiconductors, printer technologies, image sensors, LEDs, and many other consumer electronics. Andrew’s experience also includes general intellectual property counseling and monetization, patent prosecution and licensing, and trade secret matters.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Andrew was a partner at another leading global firm. He also has experience counseling and working for startup companies, including on capitalization, intellectual property protection and enforcement, branding, and other business strategy.
Andrew has an active pro bono practice, including for the Alliance for Children’s Rights, where he has worked to protect the rights of impoverished and abused children.
University of California, Berkeley School of Law, 2003, J.D.
Stanford University, 2000, B.S., Computer Science
US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
US District Court for the Central District of California
US District Court for the Northern District of California
US District Court for the Southern District of California
US Patent and Trademark Office
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Intellectual Property, Law360 (2019)
Member, Litigation Department of the Year–Intellectual Property, The American Lawyer (2019)
Super Lawyer, Intellectual Property Litigation, Super Lawyers (2017–2019)
Rising Star, Intellectual Property Litigation, Super Lawyers (2010, 2011, 2013–2016)