Andrew D. Dorisio

Andrew Dorisio, a patent and trademark lawyer in Dickinson Wright’s Lexington office, regularly assists his clients in all aspects of intellectual property portfolio management. He has assisted clients in matters involving patent and trademark prosecution and infringement clearance, as well as providing his clients with strategic counseling with respect to IP procurement and avoidance. With over two decades of experience handling intellectual property matters, Andrew has guided a broad roster of clients in a variety of industries through complex matters involving a range of IP rights.

Andrew previously served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Kentucky College of Law, teaching courses on the topics of patent law, trademark law, and intellectual property transactions.

Education & Credentials


University of Kentucky College of Law

J.D., 1996
  • Law Journal: Kentucky Journal of Natural Resources and Environmental Law, Technical Editor, 1995 - 1996
  • CALI Award, Intellectual Property

West Virginia University

B.S.M.E., 1993

Bar Admission

  • West Virginia1996
  • Kentucky1996


  • Managing Intellectual Property
    • Patent and Trademark, 2023
  • Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business
    • Intellectual Property

Prominent Assignments

  • Representing a leader of geological exploration in trademark work, as well as preparing a patent application for a quality assurance/quality control (QAQC) system that will help mitigate drilling errors.
  • Co-Counsel for Applicant in Trademark Opposition, Satco Products, Inc. v. Thread Group, Inc., Opposition No. 91231155, pending
  • Co-Counsel for Prevailing Party in Trademark Cancellation Action, Satco Products, Inc. v. Thread Group, Inc., Cancellation No. 92065499 (TTAB 2020)
  • Secured Denial of Petition Challenging Patent via Inter Partes Reexamination, Mytee Products, Inc. v   John Franklin Geurkink, IPR2016-01654 (PTAB 2017)
  • Lead Trial Counsel and Co-Counsel for Prevailing Appellee in Patent Infringement Case, MRC Innovations, Inc. v. Hunter Mfg., LLP, 747 F.3d 1326, 110 U.S.P.Q.2D (BNA) 1235, cert denied,  574 U.S. 868 (2014)

Professional Involvement

  • Adjunct Professor of Patent Law, Trademark Law, and Intellectual Property Transactions, University of Kentucky College of Law, 2009-2023

Community Involvement

  • Board Member for Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky, Inc.
  • Pro Bono Intellectual Property Counsel, Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky
  • Pro Bono Intellectual Property Counsel, Camp Horsin’ Around


Court Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
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