S. Andrew Burns
S. Andrew Burns is a partner in the Indianapolis law firm of Cox, Sargeant & Burns, P.C. Mr. Burns concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate formation, mergers and acquisitions, licensing, intellectual property and commercial litigation.
General: Born in 1969; admitted to Indiana bar in 1995. Also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for Northern and Southern Indiana, and the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Education: Duke University (B.A., English; minor History, 1992); University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 1990 (co-founder of study abroad program, British literature tutorial lecturer). Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis (J.D., cum laude, 1995). American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition, National Finalist, 1995. Indiana University Moot Court Competition Top Advocate, 1994.
Cox, Sargeant & Burns, P.C. (2005 - Present); Partner
Bose McKinney & Evans LLP (2003-2005); Partner, Intellectual Property and Litigation Departments
Thomson Multimedia (2001-2003); Senior Intellectual Property Counsel for North America
Weil, Gotshal & Manges (2000-2001); Senior IP Litigation Associate (Silicon Valley Office)
Leagre Chandler & Millard (1995-1999); Associate Attorney
Business and Civic: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Board of Directors; Indiana Golf Association, Board of Directors; Indiana Golf Foundation, Board of Directors; St. Luke Catholic Church, Parishioner; Medals4Mettle, Board of Directors; The Pat Skidmore Founda-tion, Board of Directors; Technology Partnership Group, LLC, Advisory Board
Lecturer: Council on Education in Management, Employment Law Seminars, 1996 and 1997; “Confidentiality and Non-Competition Agreements,” Indiana Society of Association Executives, 1998; “Use of Experts in Intellectual Property Litigation,” “Confidentiality Agreements in Intellectual Property Cases,” Lohrman Continuing Legal Education Seminars.
Member: Indianapolis and Indiana State Bar Associations