Merchant & Gould announced Andrew L. Jagenow has been appointed as the Denver office’s managing partner, effective June 18, 2021.
“Andrew represents the core values and integrity that contribute to Merchant & Gould’s success. He is an outstanding attorney, partner, and leader,” said Christopher J. Leonard, Managing Director and CEO of Merchant & Gould. “In his new leadership role, Andrew will guide the office’s next phase of growth, especially as we anticipate a post-COVID innovation movement with increased demand for intellectual property law.”
Andrew focuses his practice on patent portfolio strategy and development, U.S. and foreign patent prosecution, and opinion preparation. He has represented clients during prosecution and reexamination proceedings, as well as in appeals before the U.S. Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences and the appellate divisions of foreign patent offices. Andrew regularly partners with client companies of all sizes to develop strategic patent portfolios that protect their intellectual property and meet their unique business requirements. Leading up to his managing partner role, Andrew has served on the firm’s Conflicts Committee and is currently chair of the Diversity Committee.
“I am honored to lead such a talented group of attorneys and professionals,” said Andrew. “We have deep-rooted friendships and comradery within our firm and long-lasting partnerships with our clients in this region and nationally. I look forward to supporting the next generation of attorneys here at Merchant & Gould, as they build their own practices on the firm’s robust foundations. Our success as a firm derives directly from our clients’ successes, and I am excited to further strengthen our existing relationships and bring our team-based approach to new relationships. I am eager to continue expanding our presence in Denver and around the country.”