For companies engaged in electrical applications, software and related technologies, Drew Shores has the real-world business and legal experience to protect, defend and enforce their developments. His practice is focused on intellectual property matters, with a particular emphasis on electrical and software patent prosecution, counseling, and litigation. Drew’s practice also focuses on trademark prosecution and litigation, and he has extensive experience working with both patent and trademark examiners, as well as practicing before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and in multiple federal district courts.

For companies engaged in electrical applications, software and related technologies, Drew Shores has the real-world business and legal experience to protect, defend and enforce their developments. His practice is focused on intellectual property matters, with a particular emphasis on electrical and software patent prosecution, counseling, and litigation. Drew’s practice also focuses on trademark prosecution and litigation, and he has extensive experience working with both patent and trademark examiners, as well as practicing before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and in multiple federal district courts.

In addition to his legal background, Drew’s experience includes working as an electrical engineer and a lead project engineer at a prominent national engineering firm. In that role, he dealt specifically with aircraft avionics and weather radar systems. He collaborated with aircraft manufacturers to capture new product specifications, coordinated implementation of those specifications with sub-system development teams, and led post-implementation testing and certification efforts at the avionics system level. Drew understands the business of complex engineering development and implementation across a wide range of electrical technologies.

Drew has been named among North Carolina’s “Legal Elite” by Business North Carolina magazine (2017-present), and he is a member of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Raleigh program (2018-19). He also serves as the vice president of the Triangle Intellectual Property Law Association (TIPLA).

Drew earned his Juris Doctor, summa cum laude, from the Norman A. Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University, graduating first in his class with concentrations in both intellectual property and advocacy. Drew maintains his connection to Campbell by serving as a judge and coach for mock trial and negotiations teams. He also has a Master of Science in electrical and computer engineering from Duke University’s Edmund T. Pratt Jr. School of Engineering, as well as a B.S. in physics from Rhodes College.