Andrea LaFountain

Associate

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Andrea LaFountain is an associate in O’Melveny’s Los Angeles Office and a member of the Intellectual Property and Technology Practice within the Litigation Department. Andrea focuses her practice on intellectual property litigation with an emphasis on patent, trademark/trade dress, and technology-related matters. She also has experience counseling clients regarding maintaining and enforcing trade secrets and intellectual property.

Andrea has litigated intellectual property and technology-driven cases in federal and state courts, before the United States International Trade Commission, and before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).

Admissions

Bar Admissions

  • California

Court Admissions

  • US District Court, Central, Northern, and Southern Districts of California
  • Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

Education

  • University of California at Irvine, J.D., 2013: Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court; Article Editor, UC Irvine Law Review
  • University of California at Los Angeles, B.A., 2007, English, Departmental Honors

Professional Activities

Member

  • Mexican American Bar Association
  • Latina Lawyers Bar Association



  • Defended a major footwear company in a trademark and trade dress infringement action (D. Or.)
  • Defended a consumer electronics company in patent infringement case related to navigation technology (S.D. Cal.)
  • Defended a major footwear company in patent infringement case related to midsoles (D. Or.)
  • Defended an Internet software company in patent infringement case related to malware technology (E.D. Tex.)
  • Defended a leading consumer electronics company in a patent infringement case where chips in client's mobile phones and laptops were accused of infringing multiple patents related to 3D graphics processing (E.D. Tex.)
  • Defended a leading consumer electronics manufacturer in a patent infringement case involving near field communication technology (E.D. Tex.)
  • Defended a leading consumer electronics manufacturer and distributer in patent infringement case involving 802.11 wireless standards (E.D. Tex.) 
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