Andrew Devkar’s practice focuses on intellectual property matters, with an emphasis on patent litigation. He has represented clients in a wide range of industries, including software and Internet technologies, wireless and networking technologies, digital camera design and operation, mobile phones, semiconductors, printer technologies, image sensors, and a broad range of other consumer electronics and software. Andrew has been repeatedly recognized as a “Super Lawyer” or "Rising Star" for intellectual property litigation by Super Lawyers magazine (Super Lawyer: 2017, 2018; Rising Star: 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016). Andrew’s experience also includes general IP 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 previously co-founded a boutique investment bank where he focused on IP consulting, mid-market buyouts, capital raises and Internet investments, including the founding of multimedia Internet startups.
Andrew’s practice also includes pro bono work, including for the Alliance for Children’s Rights, where he has worked to protect the rights of impoverished and abused children.
Stanford University, 2000, Bachelor of Science, Computer Science
University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), 2003, Juris Doctor
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)
Recognized, Intellectual Property Litigation, Super Lawyers (2017, 2018)
Rising Star, Intellectual Property Litigation, Super Lawyers (2010, 2011, 2013–2016)