Legal Awards 2021: Interview with Andrew R. Hein
We hear from Lawyer Monthly's Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year.
Why did you choose IP law?
My undergraduate degree was in engineering, and so IP law was a natural outgrowth from that interest in technology and learning how “things” worked in our world. I am still in the IP field because of similar reasons. Every day you learn about new technologies and meet and help brilliant people who are changing the world.
How do you measure your success?
Success is providing the best results possible for our clients and building long-term and meaningful relationships with them. We are proud of the fact that we work with the world’s largest and most innovative companies on their most important matters and many of our clients have worked with Crown Point since its founding over a decade ago.
About Andrew R. Hein
Andrew R. Hein is a partner at and founder of Crown Point Advisors LLC, which concentrates on patent litigation invalidity advising and patent post-grant invalidity advising. Since 2013, Andrew has been recognised as one of the world’s leading IP strategists by Intellectual Asset Management, and Finance Monthly has named Crown Point Advisors the US Intellectual Property Advisor of the Year. Andrew earned his JD from Georgetown University Law Center (magna cum laude, Order of the Coif) and his BS from Trine University (high hons).
Over the past decade, Crown Point has advised the world’s largest companies and law firms on the world’s largest global patent litigation matters, across four continents, eleven countries, and in eight languages. Crown Point specialises in United States, German and Chinese patent litigation and post-grant patent invalidity proceedings. In the high-tech patent space, our expertise is unparalleled and world-class: Over the past decade, we have advised on nearly all of the world’s largest patent cases in the telecommunications standard, video standard, semiconductor and mobile device fields. In these cases, billions are at risk and companies’ existences are at stake. In the patent portfolio licensing and acquisition contexts, Crown Point advises clients on the validity of high-value portfolios, which are often focused on the key video and telecommunications standards, including GSM, 3G, 4G LTE, H.264, HEVC and 5G.
Andrew R. Hein
Crown Point Advisors LLC
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Chicago, IL 60601 USA
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