(312) 236-8500

Andrew G. Kolomayets – Shareholder

Tel: (312) 236-8500
Fax: (312) 236-8176

Mr. Kolomayets earned his Bachelor’s degree in 1984 from Loyola University of Chicago, majoring in chemistry and history. Following his graduation from Loyola University, he worked as a research analytical chemist in the NutraSweet Division of G.D. Searle Company of Skokie, Illinois. After leaving G.D. Searle in 1985, he attended the University of Illinois College of Law in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, and was granted his Juris Doctor degree in 1988.

After graduation from the University of Illinois, Mr. Kolomayets joined the firm of Cook, Wetzel & Egan, a predecessor to the present firm, specializing in intellectual property law. Mr. Kolomayets has been with the present firm and its predecessors since 1988, specializing during that time in patent and trademark law, and related unfair competition matters. His patent prosecution practice specializes in the analysis, patenting and prosecution of medical and biomedical devices, systems and methods.

Mr. Kolomayets’ practice has involved a broad range of intellectual property law matters. Mr. Kolomayets has experience in patent litigation, patent validity and infringement analyses including opinion preparation, patent prosecution, trademark clearance and registration, preparation of intellectual property-related agreements, and general client counseling in the field of intellectual property. He is a member of the American Chemical Society, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, and the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago. He presently represents a wide variety of clients, from Fortune 500 corporations to individual inventors. He is fluent in Ukrainian.


1988 University of Illinois, Juris Doctor

1984 Loyola University of Chicago, B.A. Chemistry and History


State of Illinois

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

U.S. Patent & Trademark Office


American Chemical Society

American Intellectual Property Law Association

Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago