Andrew Pratt is a partner in Venable’s Washington, DC-based Intellectual Property Litigation Group. He has significant experience advising clients on intellectual property issues and litigating intellectual property disputes in federal courts and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC).
Andrew regularly appears as trial counsel before the ITC and has been involved in over thirty Section 337 proceedings and nine trials. He has been involved in a full range of disputes involving hardware and software technologies, including semiconductor fabrication processes, semiconductor package technologies, LCD driver circuits, VoIP technology, image compression, and cellular telephone baseband and PDA processors. Andrew has also been involved in litigation involving firearms, chemical compositions, orthopedic implants, and automotive sensors and safety systems.
In addition to intellectual property, Andrew also has experience litigating complex trade secret actions and trademark, design patent, and copyright infringement actions. He is a Registered Patent Attorney at the United States Patent & Trademark Office.
During law school, Andrew worked as an extern for the Honorable Judge Thomas S. Zilly of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.