Andrea provides strategic counsel to some of the world’s largest brand owners.
The teams she leads assist clients with all aspects of brand creation and protection, including initial clearance, prosecution and registration, and where necessary, enforcement actions and litigation. Many of her clients build their portfolios through acquisitions, and she and her teams possess special expertise in the strategic evaluation of acquisition candidate portfolios and the development of enforcement and protection strategies for acquired trademarks. She also helps clients leverage their brands through negotiating and drafting high-profile licensing and co-branding arrangements.
While Andrea’s objective is to help her clients avoid trademark disputes, when the occasional dispute arises, clients praise her ability to achieve favorable, quick, and cost-effective resolutions. Her strategic approach to dispute resolution is informed by the 10+ years she spent litigating trademark cases in federal court. Andrea continues to litigate before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and several cases she has handled have resulted in precedential opinions or decisions on issues of first impression.
Before joining Holland & Hart, Andrea worked for a large IP law firm in Washington, D.C., and served as a law clerk to The Honorable Raymond C. Clevenger, III of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.