Andrew P. Schlaus

Andrew P. Schlaus, PhD

Patent Agent | Electrical & Computer Technologies
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  • BS, Chemistry, University of Redlands
  • MA, Chemistry, Columbia University
  • MPhil, Chemical Physics, Columbia University
  • PhD, Chemical Physics, Columbia University
  • JD, Fordham University School of Law, 2025 Candidate

Key Technologies

  • Blockchain Technologies
  • Quantum Computing
  • 5G Technologies
  • Energy Storage
  • Energy Transfer
  • Optoelectronic Devices
  • On-Chip Photonics
  • Ultrafast Lasers & Spectroscopy
  • Image Processing
  • Advanced Materials
  • Semiconductor Technologies
  • Computer Technologies

Practice Groups

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  • Not yet admitted to practice


  • New York


Andrew Schlaus assists the Electrical & Computer Technologies Practice in patent prosecution. He has extensive technical knowledge in a diverse range of topics spanning from fundamental physical process to commercial implementations.

Andrew’s technical background includes developing ultrafast non-linear microscopy techniques for studying the emergent quantum mechanical properties of advanced semiconductor materials. Having worked at the intersection of advanced optical techniques and material science, Andrew has experience with advanced materials, optoelectronics, photonics, semiconductor processing, microscopy, interferometry, and ultra-fast laser systems.

Prior to joining Wolf Greenfield, Andrew was a graduate research assistant in the Zhu Group at Columbia University, where he obtained his PhD in Chemical Physics. While there, Andrew developed ultrafast laser microscopy experiments focused on lightmatter coupling and quantum coherence. He also served as a consultant to Rhapsody Ventures Partners analyzing startups for potential investors/clients.


Drew enjoys traveling, DSLR photography, and food science. He likes to spend his free time hiking with his camera or experimenting with new flavor combinations.