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Philip H. Sheridan


Philip Sheridan joined McAndrews, Held & Malloy as a law clerk in 2002.  Since then, he has gained a wealth of experience in numerous intellectual property matters.  He has been involved in various aspects of patent prosecution, including patent drafting and prosecution of patents to issuance before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.  Philip has experience in many phases of litigation, including extensively researching and writing on disputed legal issues, drafting motions, assisting with depositions and attending trial. He has assisted in due diligence matters such as patent portfolio analyses and has prepared opinions regarding patent validity and infringement.  Philip has also obtained copyright and trademark protection for his clients.

Philip enjoys working with technologies such as telecommunications, computer networks, data storage, video processing, hearing enhancement and protection, medical imaging systems and software-related applications.  He has also been involved in patent litigation concerning technologies such as data storage technologies, cellular communications and air conditioning equipment.

Areas of Practice


Bar Admissions / Registrations

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office


  • The John Marshall Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • University of Iowa, Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering