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Andra Marie Vaccaro
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Andra Marie Vaccaro

Practice areas:

Intellectual Property

About Me

Our business is advising clients at reasonable prices.  Our practice includes all intellectual property matters, such as, but not limited to drafting and prosecuting patent applications on medical, electrical, mechanical, computer, software,  sound, consumer products, devices and methods,in the US and abroad, and protecting and enforcing trademark, copyright, trade dress, slogan, logos applications and file and prosecutea applications regarding same in the US and abroad.



Andra Vaccaro is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).  In her decades of practice before the USPTO, she has successfully filed hudreds of applications on numerous inventions in the medical, electrical, signal processing, audio, audiovisual, hardware, toy, wine, entertainment, construction, sports, and consumer products.

Andra Vaccaro has represented Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, entrepreneurs, physicians, dentists, inventors, writers, artists and others in connection with patent, trademark and copyright prosecution and litigation and licensing issues.

Andra Vaccaro's practice include counseling on a wide range of issues, particularly in the Intellectual Property arena.  She often manages her clients' IP portfolios.  Andra also is experienced in reviewing labeling, advertising and internet copy for FTC and FDA compliance, preparing disclaimers and product inserts, drafting warrantees, foreign and domestic licensing agreements, sales and manufacturing agreements, confidentiality agreements, work for hire agreements and personal releases.  She also has expertise in drafting employee and independent contractor agreements.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1982

  1. Intellectual Property: 100%
    36 years, 200 cases

Payment

Payment Types:

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Attorney Endorsements

21 total 

  • John M O'Brien

    I endorse this lawyer. A brilliant and highly respected attorney in the legal community.

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    John O'Brien Personal Injury Attorney
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  • Michael Charles Doland

    I can't believe I have not recommended Ms. Vaccaro before now. Consistent accurate and analytic answers, expressed in a clear manner and customized to the needs of the Avvo asker. These are exactly the qualities that every client would look for when hiring an attorney.

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    Michael Doland Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

2953 Club Dr
Los Angeles, CA, 90064

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive198205/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pro Tem AwardSuperior Court of Los Angeles County2006
Pro Tem AwardSuperior Court of Los Angeles2005
American JurisprudenceWhittier College School of Law1982

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of Andra M. Vaccaro2010 - Present
Of CounselJeffer Mangels Butler & Marmaro2009 - 2010
AttorneyLaw Office of Andra M. Vaccaro1986 - 2009
AttorneyLaw Office of Andra M. Finkel1984 - 1985
Of CounselSullivan, McWilliams1984 - 1986
Litigation AssociatedRosenfeld, Meyer & Susman Beverly Hills1983 - 1984
AssociateBlakely, Sokoloff, Taylor & Zafman1981 - 1983

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationMember1982 - Present
USTAMember1982 - 2000
Los Angeles Bar AssociationMember1982 - Present
United States Patent and Trademark OfficeRegistered Attorney1977 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Foxen Winery v. Fess Parker Winerysettled

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
New York: Federal Legal Publications,Antitrust for Business: Questions and Answers1989

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Whittier College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Worcester Polytechnic InstElectrical EngineeringBS - Bachelor of Science1976
Rennselaer Polytechnic InstituteElectrical EngineeringTransfer1973

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Central Coast Winemaker's Assoc. Annual MeetingTRADEMARK and TRADE DRESS2012