University of Michigan Law School, J.D.
  • cum laude
  • Certificate of Merit in Patent Law and Civil Procedure 
  • Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review, Editor 
University of Notre Dame, B.S.
  • Chemical Engineering


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Andrew Chipouras is a patent attorney practicing in all areas of patent law with a focus on preparing and prosecuting patent applications. In particular, he has experience working with clients to protect inventions in technologies from the life sciences and biotechnology to materials science and mechanical/electromechanical technologies.

Andrew conducts due diligence on patent portfolios for licensing, acquisition, and investment transactions, prepares freedom-to-operate and invalidity opinions, and supports patent litigation and inter partes review proceedings including research and drafting.


Representative Matters

Helped obtain U.S. patents for clients, including:

  • U.S. Patent No. 9,902,903 (Electroluminescent compositions)
  • U.S. Patent No. 9,799,886 (Cathode with silver material and silicate dopant and method of producing)
  • U.S. Patent No. 9,708,371 (Treatments for gastrointestinal disorders)
  • U.S. Patent No. 9,680,193 (Electrically rechargeable, metal anode cell and battery systems and methods)
  • U.S. Patent No. 9,670,479 (Sample preparation device and methods of use)
  • U.S. Patent No. 9,634,359 (Electrolyte for zinc-based rechargeable batteries, method for producing the same and batteries including said electrolyte)
  • U.S. Patent No. 9,192,786 (Real-time, on-line and offline treatment dose tracking and feedback process for volumetric image guided adaptive radiotherapy)
  • U.S. Patent No. 8,948,848 (Angiography catheter)
  • U.S. Patent No. 8,802,304 (Bifunctional (rechargeable) air electrodes comprising a corrosion-resistant outer layer and conductive inner layer)
  • U.S. Patent No. 8,670,523 (Intensity modulated arc therapy with continuous couch rotation/shift and simultaneous cone beam imaging)

Prior Experience

  • Dow Corning, IP Intern, 2014
  • Honigman, Patent Agent, 2012-2013
  • F Cubed LLC, Engineering Intern, 2010-2011



Managing Intellectual Property IP STARS, Rising Star, 2021

Professional & Community Involvement

Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago

  • U.S. Patents Committee

American Bar Association

  • IP Section

Kalamazoo County Bar Association

  • Young Lawyers Section

Big Brothers Big Sisters

  • Big Brother 2016-present

Notre Dame Club of Kalamazoo

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