Andrew Stein is a senior associate in the Washington, D.C. office of DLA Piper LLP (US).  He is a member of the firm's Intellectual Property and Technology practice, focusing on patent litigation in federal district courts and the US International Trade Commission.  Within the last two years, Andrew has participated in three patent trials in U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of California and the Northern District of New York.  He has also litigated many cases to successful resolution through summary judgment or settlement, and has participated in appeals to the Federal Circuit and Inter Partes Review proceedings at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.

A significant aspect of Andrew's practice concerns litigating patents involving computer software, to which his background in computer science directly benefits his interactions with engineers and technical experts.  He has also represented clients in litigation concerning patents related to automobiles and vehicular safety systems, cellular telephones and networks, digital-video recorders, electromechanical and mechanical devices, and financial products and banking systems.

Andrew has litigated cases in the country's most active patent courts, including the Eastern District of Texas, the Eastern District of Virginia, the Northern District of California, the Northern District of Illinois, and the U.S. International Trade Commission.  His litigation experience also includes his work as a Special Assistant District Attorney in the Kings County District Attorney's Office, where he prosecuted and tried criminal complaints in Brooklyn, NY.