O. Andrew Wheaton is an associate in AFRCT’s litigation department.
In Static Control Components, Inc. v. Lexmark Int’l, Inc., Andrew successfully defended an action asserting copyright, DMCA, and patent infringement claims, including assertion of patent misuse defense, resulting in a favorable settlement. In Star Patrol Enterprises, Inc. v. Saban Entertainment, Inc., he successfully defended against a complaint for copyright infringement, breach of contract, inducing breach of contract, and various associated state law claims against owners and broadcasters of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, alleging that the Power Rangers infringed a property the plaintiff allegedly owned. In Whoop, Inc. v. Dyno Productions, Inc., Andrew represented actress Whoopi Goldberg and her corporation in litigation arising from the motion picture entitled “T. Rex.”
Andrew received his Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School and his Bachelors of Arts degree in Political Science from Morehouse College.
He is admitted to practice law in all California Courts, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, United States District Court, Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of California.
Outside of the office, Andrew enjoys spending time with family, golfing and traveling.
He specializes in complex civil litigation and has substantial experience dealing with all aspects of business litigation from mediation through trial.
Andrew has an active practice in complex civil litigation, including the areas of commercial contract disputes and business torts.