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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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  1. Intellectual Property: 50%
    37 years, 200 cases
  2. Entertainment: 40%
    15 years, 50 cases
  3. Business: 10%
    30 years, 92 cases

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2953 Club Dr
Los Angeles, CA, 90064

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive198205/23/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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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
Judge Pro-temLos Angeles Superior Court Judge Pro Tem1990 - 2008
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
Los Angeles Bar AssociationMember1982 - Present
United States Patent and Trademark OfficeRegistered Attorney1977 - Present
USTAMember1982 - 2000
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 InstituteElectrical EngineeringBS - Bachelor of Science1976
Rennselaer Polytechnic InstituteElectrical EngineeringTransfer1973
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Central Coast Winemaker's Assoc. Annual MeetingTRADEMARK and TRADE DRESS2012