Andrea provides critical support in the management of intellectual property portfolios, with a focus on maintaining worldwide active prosecution dockets. She also assists Attorneys in patent and trademark prosecution and litigation matters. Andrea received a Bachelor of Science in Speech Communications from the University of Texas and then worked for a number of organizations outside of law, including the American Heart Association, Texas affiliate, for which she served as a Regional Director. After completing her paralegal certificate, Andrea acquired five years of paralegal experience at private practice law firms in the areas of probate law and litigation. Andrea’s organizational duties and attention to detail are important elements in the effective management of our client’s patent and trademark portfolios and litigation projects.