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Andrew W. Lloyd

Andrew Lloyd represents clients in a wide range of intellectual property matters, with particular focus on patent prosecution and portfolio strategy with respect to computer software and Internet-related technology. Andrew also has substantial experience performing patent opinion work, including conducting infringement and invalidity analyses. His practice additionally includes inter partes review proceedings before the USPTO’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board, software licensing agreements, and intellectual property due diligence investigations.

Representative subject matter of patent applications and other legal work that he has handled includes distributed computing and storage systems, computer vision, machine learning, online retail systems, content recommendation algorithms, online advertising, digital content distribution, mobile applications, video games, social networks, augmented reality, financial analysis, and blockchain technology (including smart contracts, decentralized applications and other Web3 development). He also helps clients obtain design patents directed to user interface features of their websites and mobile applications.

Andrew joined the firm in 2008 and became a partner in 2015.

Clerk Experience

Intern to the Honorable William J. Haynes, Jr., U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, Summer 2006

Emory University, B.A., Computer Science
Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D.
State Bar of California
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. District Court – Central District of California
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Electrical, Semiconductor & Computer Technology

Software & IT

Financial Services & Business Methods

Blockchain & Smart Contracts

Cloud Computing

Cryptocurrency & Encryption

Licensing & Indemnification

Media, Advertising & Entertainment

Digital Distribution

Mobile Applications

Online Games

Social Media

Video Games and Interactive Entertainment

Medical Devices & Procedures

AI & Machine Learning

Design Patents
Due Diligence
Global Portfolio Management
Infringement Risk 
Inter Partes Review (IPR)
IP Strategy
IP Transactions and Agreements
Opinions Counseling
Patent Strategy & Prosecution
Tech Transactions
U.S. Patent Prosecution

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