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Andrew S. Flior

Andrew S. Flior

Counsel| Orange County


Andrew Flior's practice is concentrated in intellectual property protection and litigation. He has experience in preparing and prosecuting patent applications in a variety of industries, including financial services and technologies, medical devices, software and business products, and mechanical devices. In addition, Andrew has experience in preparing and prosecuting trademarks, performing due diligence work related to the possible purchase of patents, preparing infringement and validity opinions, and has counseled clients on patent strategies and how to best maximize a patent portfolio budget. He has litigation experience in patent and trademark matters at the U.S. District Court level, and in patent matters before the International Trade Commission.

  • University of San Diego Law School (J.D., 2009)
    • Executive Editor, San Diego Law Review
    • CALI Award for Copyright Law
  • University of Chicago (B.A., Physics, with honors, 2004)
    • Dean's List
  • "Basic IP Protection for Start-Ups," Author, Orange County Business Journal (August 20, 2018)
  • "How did they get this patent?!!! This will kill our business! What can we do about it?!!" Presenter, Intellectual Property Tutorial for Advanced Battery Technology, NAATBatt 2018 Annual Meeting & Conference, San Antonio, TX (March 20, 2018)
  • "Post Grant Proceedings at the U.S. Patent Office," Presenter, Workshop on IP Issues in Advanced Battery Technology, NAATBatt 2017 Annual Meeting & Conference, Litchfield Park, AZ (March 14, 2017)
  • "Intellectual Property: It's Not Just for Specialists Anymore," Co-Presenter, Association of Corporate Counsel (Southern California Chapter), Long Beach, CA (June 19, 2014)
  • "Patent Office Granting Patents Faster," Author, Orange County Business Journal (November 25, 2013)
  • "Patent Reform Act: Implications For Your Business," Co-Author, Orange County Business Journal (July 9, 2012)
  • "Section 337: tips for discovery in ITC's rocket-docket," Co-Author, Daily Journal (May 8, 2012)
  • "Formation of granular jets observed by high-speed X-ray radiography," Co-Author, Nature: Physics, at 164 (December 2005)
  • San Diego District Attorney's Office, Intern (2009)
  • Snell & Wilmer, Summer Associate (2008)
  • United States Attorney's Office, Southern District, Civil Division, Law Clerk (2007)
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, Judicial Extern to Hon. Larry A. Burns (2007)
  • University of Chicago, Research Scientist (2004), Laboratory Technician (2002-2003)
  • California
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Supreme Court of California