Andrew C. Landsman is a registered patent attorney and Senior Counsel with Merchant & Gould’s Minneapolis, Minnesota, office. Andrew advises clients on all aspects of IP law, including procuring and maintaining U.S. and international patents, trademarks and copyrights.
Delivering Strategic IP Protection to the Technology Industry
Andrew has 10 years of experience serving inventors and organizations in a wide range of industries. His varied experience includes:
- Patent prosecution
- Trademark prosecution
- Patent clearance searches
- Patentability opinions
- Trademark clearance opinions
- Patent and trademark licensing agreements
- Trademark enforcement
- Technology transfer agreements
- Patent and trademark litigation
- Copyright advice
- Corporate due diligence
Andrew helps develop and implement patent and trademark strategies to cover each client’s unique needs. As a result of his guidance, Andrew’s clients can carve out spaces for themselves in their respective markets, leading to business success.
Andrew’s background is in mechanical engineering and he spent time as both a mechanical engineer and manufacturing engineer prior to becoming an attorney. In addition to obtaining patents for clients, Andrew is also an inventor on two issued U.S. patents. This experience in industry helps him to quickly understand his clients’ goals and challenges.
Professional Memberships & Honors
Andrew is a past president of the Wisconsin Intellectual Property Law Association (2018-2019) and currently serves on the IP and Technology Section Board of the State Bar of Wisconsin. He has been listed as a Rising Star in Intellectual Property by Wisconsin Super Lawyers every year since 2017.