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

Press Releases & Events
October 29, 2018

CHICAGO – October 29, 2018 – Brinks Gilson & Lione won a significant victory on behalf of its client, Cook Medical LLC (Cook), in a successful dismissal of a patent infringement claim brought against the company by...

February 07, 2018

CHICAGO—Brinks Gilson & Lione is presenting a webinar “2018 IP Developments” to address recent developments in intellectual property law and a look at what might be ahead for companies engaged in research, development, and marketing their innovations on February 7, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. CST...

February 07, 2018

On February 7 at 12:00pm CT, Join Brinks Gilson & Lione attorneys as they discuss the issues...

October 19, 2016

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