Drew N. Smith

Associate Attorney
1801 California Street, Suite 3300
Denver, CO 80202
D: 541-231-5159

Drew is a registered patent attorney focused on helping high-tech companies protect their intellectual property with patents. His practice includes patent preparation and prosecution for clients of all sizes, from tech start-ups to multinational corporations.

Drew has prepared and successfully prosecuted hundreds of patents in the electrical, computer, software, and mechanical engineering fields. He also provides counsel in various other areas of intellectual property law, including opinions on patent validity and infringement, IP due diligence support, licensing, and IP agreements.

Drew is dedicated to ensuring his clients understand how to effectively leverage their IP now and in the future. His experience includes work in a wide range of technologies, including:

  • Communication networks
  • Wireless systems and devices
  • Data storage systems and devices
  • Semiconductors
  • Aerospace technologies
  • Robotics
  • Machine learning and artificial intelligence
  • Print systems and controllers
  • Consumer products
  • Software applications

Drew enjoys working with people that are passionate and enthusiastic about developing new technologies at the forefront of their fields and fulfilling the business potential of their company’s ideas.

By providing cost-effective and practical IP guidance that aligns with overall businessstrategy, he helps innovators create value from their IP to grow their business.


California State Bar

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


University of Montana
J.D., 2011


Oregon State University
B.S. Electrical Engineering, 2008

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association

American Intellectual Property Law Association