SABAC Board of Directors since 2008, President 2012-2013
Andy is an attorney in the Intellectual Property Group at Murtha Cullina. His practice has focused primarily on trademarks since 1999 – first as a trademark examining attorney for the United States Patent and Trademark Office, later at an intellectual property boutique, and currently at Murtha Cullina. His comprehensive trademark practice includes both transactional and adversarial matters. He assists client in obtaining trademark rights through clearance, counseling, and prosecution as well as providing intellectual property due diligence in mergers and acquisitions. He also helps clients protect their intellectual property rights through enforcement, litigation, and licensing. He appears regularly before the United States Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and has represented clients in Federal court cases throughout the country. Andy serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Connecticut School of Law. He is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and the Connecticut Bar Foundation and a member and past president of the Connecticut Intellectual Property Law Association and the South Asian Bar Association of Connecticut.
Andy received his law degree from the George Mason University School of Law, where he served on the Law Review Board of Editors and was named a Dean’s Scholar. He received his B.A. from the College of William and Mary. He is admitted to practice in Connecticut, the District of Columbia, and Tennessee.