Andrew Oliver

Andrew Oliver

Amin, Turocy & Watson LLP
  • Intellectual Property, Patents
  • California, New York, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Andrew is a trial lawyer and intellectual property counselor helping clients build and protect their intellectual property portfolios and defend against accusations. He appears in the Federal Circuit and District Courts in several jurisdictions, including CA, DE, NY, TX, and VA and represents clients in the patent and trademark office and in arbitration. Andrew provides counseling including opinions regarding patent validity and infringement, intellectual property due diligence, litigation-avoidance strategies, etc.

Andrew has a degree in systems engineering and software engineering experience (designing and coding client/server software and relational databases). He has extensive experience litigating cases in a variety of industries including internet and networking infrastructure, computer systems, operating systems and software, consumer electronics, computer hardware, digital and analog semiconductor circuitry, semiconductor processing, and medical devices.

Selected Cases
Mass v Planar: lead trial counsel in 2 patent trials
In re Computer Peripheral Devices: co-lead trial counsel in ITC patent trial
Rajwani v. Payments IP et al: domain name purchase dispute
Freelancer v Does: computer fraud and abuse act
Catalyst v. phishing and keyword advertising
Boxfox Group v. Boxfox: trademark dispute
Apple v. eForCity, Apple v. Sanho: accessories for consumer electronics
E-Pass v. palmOne: operating system and consumer electronics
Linear Technology v. Micrel: analog circuits case
Varian Semiconductor v. Applied Materials: arbitration re semiconductor equipment
Textscape v. Adobe: consumer software
MediaTek v Sanyo: DSP and consumer electronics patent litigation
Honeywell v. Novatek: LCD systems
epicRealm v. Oracle: webservers
Balthaser v. Network Solutions: website design
TecSec v. Oracle: encryption mechanisms
Enhanced Security Research v. Juniper: firewalls
Texas Instruments v. Linear Technology: semiconductor processing

University of Arizona
B.S. | Systems Engineering
Honors: with Honors
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University of Virginia School of Law
J.D. | Law
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Professional Experience
Amin, Turocy & Watson LLP
- Current
specializing in protecting intellectual property and internet-related legal issues
Special Counsel
Townsend & Townsend & Crew
Fish & Neave (merged into Ropes & Gray)
Professional Associations
San Francisco Bay Area Intellectual Property American Inn of Court
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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New York
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U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
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Federal Circuit
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U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
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U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
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Practice Areas
Intellectual Property
Patent Appeals, Patent Litigation, Patent Prosecution
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Amin, Turocy & Watson LLP
160 W Santa Clara Street
San Jose, CA 95113
Telephone: (650) 618-6477