Finance Monthly - Legal Awards 2023

33 Finance Monthly Legal Awards 2023 USA ABOUT ANDREW 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. Over the past decade, Andy has advised on the world’s largest bet-the-company patent litigation cases in the telecommunications, video, semiconductor, and mobile device fields, spanning four continents and eight languages. He has particular experience in United States, German, and Chinese patent proceedings. Andy takes pride that he builds long-term relationships with his clients, many of whom have worked with him since Crown Point’s founding, and that his clients consistently depend on his advice for their critical matters. He has been called a “consummate IP advisor” that “consistently provides truly top-notch prior art searching for myriad large and important projects and is a person of integrity who treats others with a high level of dignity and respect.” Since 2013, Andy has been recognized as one of the world’s leading IP strategists by Intellectual Asset Magazine. Andy earned his JD from Georgetown University Law Center (magna cum laude, Order of the Coif) and his BS from Trine University (high hons). FIRM PROFILE Crown Point Advisors specializes in patent invalidity consulting in the litigation, portfolio licensing/acquisition, and post-grant fields. 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 specializes 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. PRACTICE AREAS • Invalidity Advice for Patent Litigation • Invalidity Advice for Patent Post-Grant Proceedings • Validity Analysis of Patent Portfolios for Acquisition and Licensing • Patents and Trade Secrets

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