Andrea represents clients in the life sciences industry in a wide range of intellectual property matters. Her experience includes prosecuting patent applications covering biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device innovations in the U.S. and internationally.
Prior to joining Fenwick, Andrea was an associate at another general practice law firm where she prosecuted patent applications and performed due diligence analyses for clients in the life sciences and related industries. She also previously served as a legal intern with the Missouri Attorney General’s office.
During law school Andrea was a primary editor for the Washington University Global Studies Law Review and was a recipient of the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for her course in patent drafting.
- “Research Ethics Committees (RECs)/Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) and the Globalization of Clinical Research: Can Ethical Oversight of Human Subjects Research be Standardized?,” Washington Global Studies Law Review, 2016
- “Frizzled Receptors Signal Through G Proteins,” Cell Signaling, 2013
Education & Admissions
J.D., Washington University School of Law
Ph.D., Molecular Cell Biology, Washington University
B.A., magna cum laude, Biological Chemistry, Wellesley College
Admitted to practice in California
Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office