Andy Han

Partner | IP Preparation & Prosecution

Andy Han is a Han Santos, PLLC Co-Founder and Partner. His Intellectual Properties law career spans 15 years with including periods at premiere law firms, including being a partner at a national IP firm. He also founded his own private practice, Han IP Law, prior to partnering with Pat Santos to form Han Santos.

Before kicking off his law career, Andy worked for 14 years in various technical fields. He worked as a product manager for Cisco Systems, Marimba, and Trimble, as an engineer for Applied Materials and IBM, and as a naval nuclear propulsion officer for the United States Navy.

Andy is knowledgeable in many fields of technology, making him uniquely qualified to counsel a wide array of technical industries. His chief core competencies and industries of specialization are in the following areas: optoelectronics (including LEDs), analog/digital electronics, computer architecture, networking, semiconductor fabrication, Micro-electromechanical Systems (MEMS), wireless communications, optoelectronics, flash memory, Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM), medical instrument, software, electronic commerce, business methods and mechanical engineering.

“We are proud to offer world-class quality with personal value-oriented service. Our technical strength, legal sophistication and cultural breadth belies the size of our firm.”

Practices Areas & Services:

  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Trade Secrets
  • Contracts
  • IP Licensing

Admissions & Certifications:

  • State Bar of Washington
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office


  • J.D., Seattle University School of Law
  • M.B.A., University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, San Jose State University
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington


  • English
  • Chinese
  • Japanese