Andrew S. Dallmann

Andrew_DallmannAndrew S. Dallmann
2603 Main Street, Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92614
Phone: 949.379-6649
Fax: 949.396-1025

Andrew Dallmann’s practice focuses on patent litigation. He is a registered patent attorney with more than twelve years of litigation experience and has worked on patent matters in a variety of industries, including electronics, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, rocket launch technology, interactive television, integrated circuit testing and satellite broadcasting systems.
Before practicing law, Andrew worked for more than eight years as a geophysicist in mineral and oil exploration, and consulted on environmental and OSHA compliance issues.

Andrew was named a “Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Star” by Law & Politics Magazine.

  • Semiconductor Energy Laboratory v. Chimei Innolux, et al. (C.D. Cal. 2012). Represent Chimei Innolux, Chi Mei Optoelectronics, Acer, Viewsonic and VIZIO in patent litigation relating to the manufacture of liquid crystal displays.
  • The KONG Company v. VIP Products. Represented KONG in a patent and trademark infringement suit pertaining to dog chew toys.
  • Steril-Aire v. First Light, et al. Represented Steril-Aire in a suit pertaining to its ultraviolet emitter technology.
  • In Re Katz v. General Electric. Defended General Electric against claims of infringement of a large patent portfolio involving interactive voice communication systems.
  • The Massachusetts Institute of Technology v. Abacus Software. Represented MIT in a patent suit against multiple defendants.
  • Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd. v. Chi Mei Optoelectronics Corp., et al. Represented CMO in a multi-patent suit pertaining to its development and manufacture of liquid crystal displays.
  • Amgen, Inc. v. F. Hoffman-LaRoche. Represented Amgen in a multi-patent suit pertaining to its development of pegylated-erythropoietin protein produced by recombinant DNA technology.
  • Convolve, Inc., v. Seagate Technology, LLC. Represented Seagate in a multi-patent, trade secret, fraud, and business tort suit relating to the design and development of its hard disk drives.
  • Lockheed Martin Corp. v. The Boeing Co., et al. Represented Lockheed in a trade secret misappropriation, antitrust and business tort law suit relating to government contracts for rocket launches.
  • Animatics Corp. v. Quicksilver Controls, Inc. Represented Animatics in a patent, unfair competition and trade dress suit involving its digitally controlled servo motor technology.
  • Confidential Medical Device Manufacturer. Represented a client in an arbitration involving claims of trade secret misappropriation, breach of contract, fraud and antitrust violations pertaining to its development of medical devices.
  • In the Matter of Certain Field Programmable Gate Arrays and Products Containing Same (337-TA-441, Xilinx, Inc. v. Altera Corporation). Represented Xilinx in a patent infringement case involving field programmable gate array.
  • In the Matter of Certain Programmable Logic Devices and Products Containing Same (337-TA-453 Altera Corporation v. Xilinx, Inc.). Represented Xilinx in patent infringement case involving field programmable gate array.
  • Drafted Storm Water Pollution Prevention plans for the Grand Rapids International Airport and Kellogg Company in Battle Creek, Michigan.
  • Supervised and conducted site assessments, soil and groundwater remediation, and in-ground hydraulic lift assessments and removal at multiple Ford Motor Company dealerships throughout the Midwest.
  • Oversaw the sampling and remediation of dozens of leaking underground storage tank sites.
  • Involved in the environmental assessment and groundwater sampling as part of the decommissioning of the Wurtsmith Air Force Base in Oscoda, Michigan.
  • Conducted environmental and geophysical assessments of Superfund sites.
  • Performed numerous types of geophysical surveys and collected, processed and analyzed hundreds of kilometers of ground geophysical data in conjunction with mineral exploration, geotechnical and environmental site assessments, including electrical resistivity, time and frequency-domain electromagnetics, seismic, gravity and induced potential.
  • Oversaw 3-month gravity survey in Gabon, West Africa, in conjunction with oil exploration seismic survey for Elf Gabon.
  • Performed wireline well-logging and well services in cased and uncased wells for the oil and gas industry.
  • Select Technical Publications:
  • Field Screening Techniques for Hydraulic Fluid Associated with In-Ground Hydraulic Lifts.
  • The Use of Anisotropy of Magnetic Susceptibility as a Paleo-Flow Indicator.
  • J.D., Chicago Kent School of Law, 2000
  • B.S., University of Western Ontario, 1989
  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • American Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Federal Circuit Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • IP Frontline: Is A 50,000 Page Expert Report ‘TMI’? California Court Says “No”
  • Evidence Related to Patent Prosecution History and Reexamination Not Admissible In Defense of Willful Infringement
  • District Court Holds “It is an Abuse of Discretion to Permit a Witness to Testify as an Expert on the Issue of Non-infringement or Invalidity Unless that Witness is Qualified as an Expert in the Pertinent Art”
  • Whether To Stay A District Court Patent Infringement Action In Light Of A Reexamination Depends On “The Totality Of The Circumstances”