Kevin P. Anderson


  • Kevin P. Anderson
  • Phone: +1 202 776 5213

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  • Duane Morris LLP
    901 New York Avenue N.W., Suite 700 East
    Washington, DC 20001-4795

Kevin P. Anderson assists clients in developing, protecting and capitalizing on their intellectual property. He has extensive experience in patent litigation, counseling and licensing; copyrights for technology and computer-related companies; and trademark/trade dress infringement. He regularly represents clients in the wireless communications industry and the computer industries, ranging from Fortune 100 companies to innovators and entrepreneurs. He also has experience litigating ANDA cases on the generic pharmaceutical side.

Immediately after law school, Mr. Anderson served as a judicial clerk for the Hon. William C. Bryson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mr. Anderson designed software and computer systems in Silicon Valley and Research Triangle Park for more than a decade.

Mr. Anderson is a 2000 graduate, with highest honors, of Duke University School of Law, where he was a member of the Law and Contemporary Problems Journal and elected to the Order of the Coif. He is also a magna cum laude graduate of Arizona State University (B.S., Computer Science).

Areas of Practice

  • Intellectual Property

  • Patent Litigation, Counseling and Licensing

  • Trademark and Trade Dress Infringement

  • Information Technology

  • Wireless Communications

Representative Matters

  • Represented Fortune 25 telecommunications company for over fifteen years in numerous patent litigations involving different technology areas including: location determination technologies, wireless standards, femtocells, location-based applications, multimedia messaging platforms, ringtones, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology, DSL standards, and 802.11 (WiFi) standards.

  • Represented computer chipmaker on technologies including processor architectures, cache designs, graphics technology, software standards, trace/debug, and parallel processor technology.

  • Represented as lead counsel numerous companies in numerous Petitions for Inter Partes Review at the U.S. Patent and Trademark office in diverse technologies such as multimedia messaging, ringtones, graphic processors with parallel pipelines, processor memory access architectures, virtual memory architectures, cache coherency, femtocells and encryption.

  • Represented chip-maker in ITC 337 investigation involving computer chip techology related to parallel graphics pipelines.

  • Represented as lead counsel for computer chip-maker and consumer electronics manufacturers in ITC 337 investigations involving semiconductor manufacturing processes.

  • Represented LED manufacturer in ITC 337 investigations involving LED manufacturing technology.


  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • North Carolina
  • District of Columbia


  • Duke University School of Law, J.D., with highest honors, 2000
    - Member, Law and Contemporary Problems Journal
    - Order of the Coif
  • Arizona State University, B.S., Computer Science, 1987


  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Partner, 2019-present

  • Wiley Rein LLP
    - Partner/Associate, 2001-2019

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
    - Judicial Clerk to the Hon. William C. Bryson, 2000-2001

Professional Activities

  • Federal Circuit Bar Association

Honors and Awards

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, 2023 and 2024
  • Named an Acritas Star Lawyer, 2018

  • Listed in District of Columbia Super Lawyers for Intellectual Property Litigation

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Moderator, "Best Practices for Internal Law Departments to Monitor and React to Changes in the Law," Federal Circuit Bar Association Webinar, October 17, 2018