Counsel

As a dual-qualified U.S. attorney and U.K. solicitor, Drew brings a multi-jurisdictional approach to serving his clients’ needs before the U.S. and European patent offices.  With this approach in mind, Drew specializes in helping companies develop comprehensive intellectual property portfolios in a variety of fields and on a global scale.  From initial patent filings to multinational IP portfolio acquisitions, Drew strives to recommend global solutions, while navigating the nuances of specific jurisdictions. 

With a wealth of experience in both drafting applications and representing clients in contested proceedings in the U.S., Europe, and Japan, Drew brings a forward-thinking and detail-oriented approach to solidifying clients’ IP portfolios in today’s ever-changing IP climate.  Drew uses his experience in both patent prosecution and litigation, gained through over a decade in the software, industrial machinery, electronics, and medical device fields, to anticipate challenges arising from seemingly routine business practices to watershed developments in the law.

Given his diverse background, Drew prides himself on being equipped to handle the full spectrum of his clients’ needs – wherever they may arise.  Whether counseling clients, outlining global patenting strategies, creating budget and portfolio projections, preparing patentability or non-infringement opinions, performing due diligence, or handling IP agreements, Drew ensures that his clients and their portfolios are optimally positioned for today and tomorrow’s world.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • New York State Bar Association
    • Intellectual Property Law Section
      • International IP Law Committee
      • Patent Law Committee
  • New York Intellectual Property Law Association 
    • Legislative/Amicus Committee
  • Law Society of England and Wales

Publications & Presentations

  • Presenter, Celesq AttorneysEd Center, "Training Your Organization for the Future of IP in AI" (November 14, 2018)
  • "Training Your Organization for the Future of IP in AI" Legaltech News, Law.com (August 9, 2018)
  • “Alice-Proofing Your Patent Specifications,” Law360 (June 18, 2018)
  • Presenter, 10th Annual Corporate IP Counsel Forum, "The Increasing Value of European Patents" (March 15, 2018)

Community Activities

Board of Directors, Pearl S. Brooks Family Foundation