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Midwest Intellectual Property Summit, Nov 16, 2010

Woodard, Emhardt is excited to be participating in this year’s Midwest Intellectual Property Summit, building on the 2009 Symposium that featured a broad range of intellectual […]

Oct 8, 2010  •  Continue reading >

Midwest Intellectual Property Symposium Held Nov. 19 – 20

The Midwest Intellectual Property Symposium was held November 19 & 20 at the University Hotel and Conference Center in Indianapolis, IN.  The event was sponsored […]

Nov 24, 2009  •  Continue reading >

Woodard, Emhardt Attorneys Teach at Indiana Law Schools

Many of Woodard, Emhardt’s attorneys serve the Intellectual Property community in Indiana by teaching courses at Indiana law schools.  This fall, partners Charles P. Schmal […]

Sep 8, 2009  •  Continue reading >

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Kenneth A. Gandy


Ken advises clients in all areas of intellectual property law with an emphasis in patent matters, and infringement and validity evaluations in chemical, pharmaceutical, biotechnological and medical device arts.

With a focus on intellectual property prosecution, counseling, licensing and litigation-related issues, Ken’s extensive experience includes matters involving worldwide portfolio management, diligence in licensing and acquisition, US interferences, US reissues, US reexaminations and IPRs, managing and coordinating EP oppositions with US interests, clearance opinions, and infringement opinions. Ken also frequently advises on provisions for IP management in joint development, supply, distribution, consulting and employment agreements.

As an adjunct professor at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Ken lectures on patent prosecution and due diligence. He has been has been invited to speak on intellectual property issues at AUTM meetings, Purdue University’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program, and Indiana University’s Kelly School of Business, among others.

In his spare time, Ken enjoys spending time with his family, trail running, triathlons, playing bass guitar, and gardening.


  • Indiana University
    B.S. Biochemistry, 1983
  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
    J.D., cum laude , 1985

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 1985
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1985

Speaking Engagements

Best Practices in Patent Prosecution under Current Law and PTO Climate, Advanced Issues in Patent Litigation, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, July 15, 2016.

Civic & Community Involvement

  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Indianapolis Motor Speedway
  • Lawrence Central Marching Band
  • Sunrise United Methodist Church, TrusteePastor-Parish, Praise Band