Andrew I. Kimmel is a partner in Knobbe Marten’s Orange County office.
Kimmel’s practice focuses on developing IP strategies, obtaining patent rights, analyzing risk, negotiating licenses and conducting due diligence investigations. Kimmel works with a wide variety of clients, both large and small, in the electrical engineering, software, and medical device fields.
Kimmel’s electrical engineering and software practice focuses on video coding, automatic speech recognition, data aggregation & mining, and network-based transactions. Kimmel’s medical device practice focuses on medical electronics and technologies involving signal processing, RF therapeutics, cardiac rhythm management, wireless data transfer, optical and laser systems, processor control, physiological sensing, medical software, and product design.
Prior to joining Knobbe Martens, Kimmel was the Vice President of Engineering and Regulatory Affairs with a medical device manufacturer that developed solid state laser systems for dentistry and medicine. Kimmel was responsible for product design, development and engineering, as well as FDA clearances and CE marking. Kimmel is an inventor on more than 50 U.S. and foreign patents and applications in the medical and dental laser field.
Andrew Kimmel received a B.S. in electrical engineering from Cornell University in 1991 and graduated with honors from the University of San Diego School of Law in 2002. He joined Knobbe Martens in 2002 and became a partner in 2008.