Andrew G. Hamill



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Andrew focuses his practice on patent litigation in district court and at the International Trade Commission, where he has achieved significant victories for plaintiffs and defendants. He has litigated highly complex cases involving a diverse array of technologies including smartphones, cable modems, VPNs, flash memory, CMOS image sensors, and power amplifier designs.

Andrew has experience in all phases of patent litigation, including pre-suit analysis, arguing dispositive motions, taking and defending fact and expert witness depositions, and trial.

Andrew has over 13 years of IP litigation experience. Before joining Kramer Alberti, Andrew started his career at a prominent international law firm. Prior to attending law school, Andrew worked as a software engineer.

significant matters
Epic Communications Inc. v. Richwave Technology Corp. (Santa Clara Superior Ct.)  – Represented Epic Communications in a trade secret action involving WiFi power amplifier designs. Obtained favorable settlement after overturning summary judgment on appeal.
Govino LLC v. Goverre Inc. (C.D. Cal.)  – Represented wine glass maker in trademark infringement action. Case settled favorably on the eve of trial.
Confidential Arbitration (AAA)  – Represented former employees of stealth mode battery startup in trade secret action relating to solid state battery technology. Case settled favorably prior to arbitration hearing.
Asustek Computer Inc. v. Round Rock Research LLC (N.D. Cal.)  – Represented Round Rock Research in action involving memory flash memory and CMOS sensor technology. Case settled favorably after expert discovery.
VirnetX v. Cisco et al. (E.D. Tex.)  – Represented Cisco in action brought by VirnetX relating to VPN technology. Case resulted in jury verdict of non-infringement.
Motorola et al. v. Rembrandt (D. Del.)  – Represented Cisco, Motorola, Netgear Ambit, Thomson, and Scientific-Atlanta in a declaratory judgment action against Rembrandt relating to the DOCSIS standard for Internet over cable. Rembrandt signed a covenant-not-to-sue after the parties exchanged expert reports. The court subsequently awarded over $50 million in attorneys’ fees under 35 U.S.C. § 285.
Juris Doctor (cum laude)
University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, MI
Associate Editor, Michigan Law Review
Latino Law Students Association, Treasurer

Bachelor of Science, Computer Science
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
N.D. California, C.D. California, S.D. California, E.D. California, E.D. Texas
venue experience
N.D. California
C.D. California
E.D. Texas
International Trade Commission
D. Delaware