Andrew C. Wood


Andrew focuses his practice on patent and trademark litigation, legal opinions, and patent portfolio management. He drafts briefs, oppositions, and opinion letters; takes depositions; and assists in all phases of pre-trial discovery and expert discovery. He has experience with multiple litigation matters in federal and circuit court, including drafting patent owner responses, motions, and declarations for inter partes review proceedings before the USPTO.

Andrew applies his rich multidisciplinary technological background to learn and understand clients’ intellectual property. He has counseled clients with matters regarding building materials, medical devices, semiconductor devices and manufacturing processes, GPS electronics, pharmaceuticals, as well as food and beverage packaging.

He is a member of NGE's Pro Bono Committee. Before joining the firm, Andrew worked as an associate at a Midwest-based intellectual property law firm. While attending DePaul University College of Law, he served as a patent extern to the Honorable Amy St. Eve of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and as editor of DePaul University’s Journal of Art, Technology & Intellectual Property Law.

  • The Best Lawyers in America, recommended in “Intellectual Property” and "Patent Law" since 2023


  • Illinois


  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Co-Chair, Young Member’s Committee (April 2019 – present)