Having grown up with a father who is a patent lawyer, Mr. Wasson has been involved in patents in one way or another for the better part of his life
Andrew Wasson is a partner and Chair of Haug Partners' FDA practice in the New York office. Andrew has a broad range of experience in both the brand and generic side of pharmaceuticals, especially with respect to issues involving intellectual property law and regulatory law. Having grown up with a father who is a patent lawyer, Mr. Wasson has been involved in patents in one way or another for the better part of his life and has the advantage of being able to deal with complex patent law concepts in a very natural way. Mr. Wasson is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and has published extensively in both scientific and legal literature. Mr. Wasson also serves on the Editorial Advisory Board for FDLI's Food and Drug Law Journal.
- Wasson, Andrew, and Kiersten Fowler. “When the ‘States’ Come Marching-In: The Bayh-Dole Act's Effect on IP Rights of COVID-Related Patents and Knowledge Ecology International's Involvement.” Haug Partners, 15 Sept. 2020, www.haugpartners.com/article/when-the-states-come-marching-in-the-bayh-dole-acts-effect-on-ip-rights-of-covid-related-patents-and-knowledge-ecology-internationals-involvement/.
- Wasson, Andrew, and Jacob Goodelman. “Understanding the FDA's Medical Products Clinical Trial Guidance amidst COVID-19.” Haug Partners, 4 Aug. 2020, www.haugpartners.com/article/understanding-the-fdas-medical-products-clinical-trial-guidance-amidst-covid-19/.
- Wasson, Andrew. “Five Years at the PTAB: How Post-Issuance Reviews Have Changed Patent Practice.” IAM, IAM Yearbook 2018, 27 Nov. 2017, www.iam-media.com/Intelligence/IAM-Yearbook/2018/Country-by-country/Five-years-at-the-PTAB-how-post-issuance-reviews-have-changed-patent-practice.
- Wasson, Andrew, and Daniel Worley. “Supreme Court Issues First Interpretation of the BPCIA.” Haug Partners LLP, Haug Partners LLP, 13 June 2017, www.haugpartners.com/article/supreme-court-issues-interpretation-bpcia/.
- Wasson, Andrew. "Drugs and Biologics: New Administration, New Legislation, New Precedents." FDLI’s Update Magazine 1 May 2017: 4-7. Print.
- Revisiting the Debate on an Orange Book for the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act, FOOD AND DRUG LAW INSTITUTE UPDATE 48, July/August 2011.
- Should FDA Undertake More than a “Ministerial” Role with respect to Patent Information, 1(4) FDLI’S FOOD AND DRUG POLICY FORUM, February 23, 2011. (with Brian J. Malkin)
- Disentangling Biobetters under the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act of 2009, FOOD AND DRUG LAW INSTITUTE UPDATE 60, January/February 2011. (with Brian J. Malkin)
- Biosimilars Are a Reality: Key Features of the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act, FOOD AND DRUG LAW INSTITUTE UPDATE 6, May/June 2010. (with Brian J. Malkin)
- Kokona et al., "Probing the Oligomeric Assemblies of Pea Porphobilinogen Synthase by Analytical Ultracentrifugation", 47(40) BIOCHEMISTRY 10649, Oct. 2009.
- Taking Biologics for Granted? Takings, Trade Secrets, and Off-Patent Biological Products, 2005 DUKE L. & TECH. REV. 0004, 2005.
- Protecting the Next Small Thing: Nanotechnology and the Reverse Doctrine of Equivalents, 2004 DUKE L. & TECH. REV. 0010, 2004.
- A Reflection on Rulemaking: The Rule 11 Experience, 37 LOY. LA. L. REV. 563, 2004. (with Professor Paul D. Carrington)
- Breinig et al., "Control of Tetrapyrrole Biosynthesis by Alternate Quaternary Forms of Porphobilinogen Synthase", 10 NAT. STRUCT. BIOL. 757, Sept. 2003.
- The CREATES Act Has Passed: What Does It Mean for the Generics Industry?, FDLI Webinar (Jan. 22, 2020)
- IP Due Diligence Considerations for the Life Science Industry: What You Should Know, Knowledge Group Webinar (Dec. 6, 2019)
- Patents and Related Protections and Mechanisms, ACI’s FDA Bootcamp, Boston MA (Sept. 18, 2019).
- Innovative Medical Product Technologies, Novel Products, and FDA Regulation, Food and Drug Law Institute Annual Conference, Washington DC (May 2, 2019).
- Workshop on Concepts in Intellectual Property Law, Hynes Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Iona College, New Rochelle NY (Feb. 22, 2019).
- “Addressing Risk and Opportunities in Life Sciences IP Due Diligence”, Knowledge Group Webinar (November 14, 2018)
- "Keynote: The Regulatory Perspective: The Next Horizon of Innovation”, Moderator, BioNJ’s C-Suite Summit 2018 Take It To the Top, Bridgewater, NJ (October 25, 2018)
- "REMS Restrictions and Generic Entry: Trends and Developments in Legislative and Regulatory Activity," 10th Risk Evaluation & Mitigation Strategies Summit, Crystal City VA (Jan. 30, 2018)
- Workshop on Concepts in Intellectual Property Law, Hynes Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Iona College, New Rochelle NY (Feb. 19, 2018).
- "The BPCIA Patent Dance: What’s Old and What’s New in 2018", Knowledge Group Webinar (June 28, 2018)
- "The BPCIA Patent Dance: Recent Trends, Developments and Court Decisions," The Knowledge Group, Webinar (August 9, 2017)
- "Lessons Learned: Disputes & IP", Fourth Due Diligence Summit for Life Sciences, Boston, MA (May 19, 2017)
- "Inter Partes Review in Pharmaceuticals and Biotech", Lawline, New York, NY (Feb. 24, 2017)
- "Recent Developments on IP and REMS", 9th Risk Evaluation & Mitigation Strategies Summit, Arlington, VA (Jan. 27, 2017)
- "Aligning IP Protection and Regulatory Compliance with the Product Development Cycle", Medical Devices Summit 2016, Boston MA (Feb. 10, 2016).
- "Fundamentals of FDA Regulatory Law", American Conference Institute, FDA Boot Camp, Boston MA (Sept. 29, 2015).
- "Third Party IP: Preserving Freedom to Operate, Food and Drug Law Institute", Intellectual Property Throughout the Drug Development Lifecycle, Washington D.C. (July 7, 2012).
- "First-filed Generic Exclusivity and Forfeiture Thereof", New Jersey Intellectual Property Law Association, 25th Annual Pharmaceutical / Chemical Patent Practice Update, New Brunswick, NJ (Dec. 7, 2011).
- SuperLawyers® Metro Edition, 2013-2017 Rising Stars
- Haverford College, (B.A., Biology, 2002)
- Duke University School of Law, (J.D./M.A., 2005)
- New York
- Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
- New York Intellectual Property Law Association
- American Chemical Society