Andrew B. Turner

Andrew is a registered patent attorney and focuses his practice on patent prosecution, post-grant proceedings and litigation for electrical and mechanical systems. His practice also includes client counseling, intellectual property portfolio management, and opinion preparation.

Andrew has a deep understanding of various technologies in electrical and mechanical arts. In particular, he has extensive experience with hybrid electric vehicles, electric machines, controls, electronics, wireless communication, and audio systems.

Andrew’s litigation experience spans across numerous forums. His current practice includes experience with over twenty inter partes reviews (IPRs) and concurrent litigation in district court, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Court, and at the International Trade Commission.

Prior to his legal career, Andrew was an engineer in the automotive industry. He worked on the development of several electro-mechanical systems including: adjustable pedals, electric park brake systems and alternators.


Representative Matters

Paice LLC v. Ford Motor Company, Representative Case Nos.: 2016-1411, 2016-1647, 2017-1387 (Fed. Cir. 2016-2018). Successfully represented Ford in numerous appeals challenging the Patent Trial and Appeal Board decisions that had found hundreds of patent claims as being unpatentable.

Ford Motor Company v. Paice, Representative Case Nos.:  IPR2014-00570, IPR2014-00875, IPR2014-01415, IPR2015-00785, IPR2015-00801, (PTAB) – Represented Ford during the pendency of the 22 inter partes review proceedings challenging the validity of hundreds of claims across five separate patents.  Managed proceedings through final written decision where the Patent Trial and Appeal Board held 273 patent claims were unpatentable.

Office: Michigan

Tel (248) 226-2707
aturner@BrooksKushman.com

Education:

  • J.D., Wayne State University
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, GMI Engineering & Management Institute (now Kettering University)
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Oakland University

State Bar Licenses:

  • State Bar of Michigan

Court Admissions:

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Memberships:

  • Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association
  • PTAB Bar Association