Andrew Kopsidas’s practice focuses on intellectual property litigation and counseling, helping clients resolve their most difficult issues and disputes.
Andrew has served as lead counsel in patent, trade secret, and other intellectual property matters before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, the U.S. International Trade Commission (“ITC”), and district courts in dozens of states.
Andrew concentrates his practice on litigating cases in the ITC, where he has represented clients in over 25 investigations. He regularly speaks and writes about ITC practice and procedure.
Andrew’s clients are among the most prominent U.S., Asian, and European companies operating across a range of industries including, telecommunications, automotive, aerospace, semiconductor, consumer electronics, and fintech, to name a few. He provides strategic counseling to help his clients avoid litigation by identifying, analyzing, and mitigating potential threats. When litigation is unavoidable, Andrew consistently produces positive results for his clients, always keeping the best interests of his clients’ business in mind.
Prior to his legal career, Andrew was in aerospace and electrical engineering. He worked at NASA as a flight controller and systems engineer on the Hubble Space Telescope and three Space Shuttle missions. Andrew also worked as an aerospace design engineer at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C.