Andy Boes is a partner in Honigman’s Intellectual Property Department and is a member of the firm’s Patent Group and Technology Transactions Group. He is a registered patent attorney and counsels his clients on a range of technology-related legal issues, ranging from patent preparation and prosecution to negotiation and drafting of complex intellectual property contracts. Regardless of the project, Andy brings a client-focused practical approach shaped by his time spent as a manufacturing engineer and years of technology-related legal experience.  

Andy’s counsels clients in all areas of the patent lifecycle, including: collaborating with in-house legal and engineering teams to develop intellectual property workflows and policies; evaluating new design concepts for patentability, freedom-to-operate, and design-arounds; and preparation and prosecution patent applications in the United States and abroad. Over the course of his career, Andy has been integrally involved in evaluation and patent procurement for a wide range of mechanical and electrical systems, including: fuel cell and battery technologies; mobile devices, applications, and networks; HVAC systems; and consumer goods and footwear, among others.

As a member of Honigman’s Technology Transactions Group, Andy also advises clients in various types of transactions and relationships, including mergers and acquisitions, business-to-business and business-to-consumer licensing, and joint development agreements.



Prior Experience

  • Fraser Clemens Martin & Miller, Registered Patent Attorney, 2013-2017
  • Kinze Manufacturing, Legal Clerk, 2012
  • General Dynamics Land Systems, Manufacturing Design Engineer, 2008-2011
  • Modine Manufacturing, Manufacturing Engineer, 2007-2008




Court Admissions



The Best Lawyers in America, 2023

  • Recognized in practice area of Patent Law

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Toledo Intellectual Property Law Association
    • Treasurer, 2016
  • Findlay Hancock County Bar Association
    • Young Lawyer Division, Board Member, 2016
  • Findlay Young Professionals
    • Board Member, 2016
    • Event Committee Chair, 2016
  • First Robotics Competition
    • Engineering Mentor, 2011

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