Andrew Berks’ practice focuses on patent prosecution. He is experienced in counseling clients, drafting patent applications, and simplifying and focusing issues to get issued patents. He also works on patent portfolio development, patent litigation, and patent office proceedings, including IPR’s. Andrew’s specialization is in the life sciences and chemical arts, but he has successfully prosecuted and litigated matters in all patent subject areas.
Andrew is also experienced in drafting and negotiating licenses and research agreements, patent opinion work, and Hatch-Waxman practice. He has substantial chemistry and pharmaceutical industry experience, including work at both innovator and generic drug companies and leading IP law firms.
Andrew is a patent attorney licensed in New York, New Jersey, at the USPTO, and federal courts in New York and New Jersey. Andrew has a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Colorado and a J.D. from Fordham Law School.