Education

  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D.
  • George Washington University, B.S., Biomedical Engineering

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Who We Are

Andrew P. Ritter ‎

Andrew Ritter is an associate in the firm's Electrical and Mechanical practice group. Mr. Ritter's practice includes representation of clients in United States District Courts, post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board at the USPTO, drafting and prosecuting patent applications before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, opinion work, and general patent counseling.

A resident of Sughrue's Washington, D.C. office, Mr. Ritter was seconded to the IP department of a Japanese car manufacturer for three months to consult its Japanese members on their freedom to operate analysis, litigation matters, and patent prosecution practice. Andrew has experience in various technologies in the mechanical, chemical, and electrical arts, including biomedical devices, imaging devices, polymers, textiles, catalysts, glass products, semiconductor devices, optical fibers, electrical and optical connectors, GPS, printers, welding technologies, and a broad range of automotive vehicle technologies.