Andrea L. Shoffstall

"I always keep in mind the client's "big picture" in order to further their IP goals and strengthen their portfolio, while maintaining a professional and positive relationship."

Andrea L. Shoffstall's practice includes patent litigation and prosecution of applications for various technology fields, including biomedical devices, computer software and mechanical inventions.

Andrea combines her legal experience with her background in bioengineering to further the IP interests of her clients. Throughout law school, Andrea had several in-house counsel internship positions with large technology and science companies. Through these various experiences, Andrea gained valuable insight into efficient patent prosecution and litigation techniques. Andrea also utilizes her past experience as the Chief Justice of her law school’s moot court team in managing and fulfilling her clients’ needs.

Practice Groups
  • J.D.
    University of North Carolina School of Law, 2016
  • B.S., Bioengineering, Medical Device Engineering, cum laude
    University of Pittsburgh, 2013
Bar Admissions
  • Illinois
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
Experience | Legal

Brinks Gilson & Lione, Chicago, IL
Associate, 2016-Present

Forward Thinking
in the media
December 01, 2016
In the December 2016 issue of Chicago Lawyer, the incoming fall associate class was mentioned for joining the firm.  Marc Richards was also mentioned for his appointment to the PTAB Bar Association as an interim director.  Please click ...
October 25, 2016

On October 6th, 2016, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released a greatly anticipated study, the subject ..


Press Releases & Events
October 19, 2016

CHICAGO—Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the country, has hired nine...

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