Andrew Thomases

Ropes & Gray LLP

Andrew is co-head of the firm’s TMT group and a nationally-recognized, first-chair trial lawyer with over 20 years of experience litigating complex patent secret cases in federal courts and the ITC. He has achieved numerous successes in all areas of technology, medical devices, and life sciences. Andrew recently served as lead counsel for flash memory chip maker Spansion in a large set of multi-patent litigations against its rival Macronix. He also obtained a complete defense decision at the ITC for Advanced Analogic Technologies, Inc., on behalf of medical device maker Medtronic Inc. Andrew has been recognized as a “leading lawyer” in patent litigation by Chambers USA and has been named among the “Top IP Litigators” in California by the Daily Journal. He has also been recognized by The Legal 500 (U.S.) for his record of successfully representing clients before the ITC.