Office of the General Counsel
360 Huntington Avenue – 301CP
Boston, Massachusetts 02115

Phone: 617-373-2157
Fax: 617-373-8090

Andy Curtin joined the Office of General Counsel (OGC) and the Center for Research Innovation (CRI) as the Director of Intellectual Property. As Director, Andy will provide counsel to the University’s research community through CRI, and will contribute intellectual property expertise to the University’s broader issues through the OGC.

Andy earned his B.S. in Marine Engineering from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy and his JD from Suffolk University Law School. Between 1990 and 1999 when not attending law school, Andy served as an engineering officer aboard US flagged merchant ships engaged in worldwide trade.

Prior to joining Northeastern, Andy served as Senior IP Counsel for the Enterprise and Imaging Divisions of Nuance Communications, Senior Patent Counsel at 3Com Corporation, and Patent Counsel at Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs. Andy has offices in both the OGC and CRI and can be reached at either location.