Andrew Xue focuses his practice on complex intellectual property matters, with an emphasis on patent litigation. He has represented a range of technology-focused companies in matters before the United States district courts, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the International Trade Commission, and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Mr. Xue has handled cases covering a broad range of products and technologies, including unmanned aerial vehicles, medical devices, lighting fixtures, fiber optic hardware and polycrystalline diamond compacts.

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Mr. Xue was an intellectual property associate at law firms in Washington DC and Mountain View, California. In those roles, he drafted and prosecuted patent applications in a variety of technical fields and represented clients in patent litigation matters. During law school, Mr. Xue served as a student attorney with the Michigan Innocence Clinic, where he was part of the legal team that secured the release and exoneration of a Detroit man who was wrongfully convicted of a quadruple homicide when he was 15 years old.

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  • Education

    • JD, University of Michigan Law School, 2016

      Executive Editor of First Impressions, Michigan Law Review, Pro Bono Recognition Award
    • BS, Engineering, Harvey Mudd College, 2011

      with distinction

      Tau Beta Pi

  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

    • California

    • US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

    • US District Court for the Northern District of California



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