Skelton Taintor & Abbott is pleased to announced that the Maine State Bar Association, Board of Governors has appointed Attorney Andrew Zulieve as leader of the groups Intellectual Property Section for 2020.
Mr. Zulieve’s practice at Skelton Taintor & Abbott covers all non-patent areas of intellectual property law, trademarks and brand protection, copyrights, design rights, trade secrets, licensing, rights of publicity, domain name and social media disputes, unfair competition, business law and litigation in all courts. Zulieve has significant experience advising companies on how best to acquire, develop, and use intellectual property to maximize revenue and business leverage.
Practicing law for more than thirty years, Mr. Zulieve is sensitive and dedicated to his client’s needs. He understands that effective representation is achieved through a strict adherence to detail and thorough preparation combined with the highest standards of ethics and fairness.
His legal career began as a law clerk for the global D.C.-based intellectual property firm, Finnegan Henderson. He was also an examining attorney for the US Trademark Office and has worked for several Maine law firms. In 2011, Andy opened his own law practice in Waldoboro, where he served clients in Maine, nationally and internationally, until 2019 when he joined Skelton Taintor & Abbott.
He served as president of the Lincoln County Bar Association 2011-2019. He also volunteers his time with Lawyers for the Arts and Lawyers for the Elderly. He received his B.A. degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and Juris Doctorate from The Antioch Law School in Washington, D.C.
About Skelton Taintor & Abbott
Since 1853, Skelton Taintor & Abbott has provided a full range of high-quality legal services to the individuals, companies, and municipalities of Maine. The firm’s main office is located in Auburn and in January 2019, a mid-coast office was opened in Waldoboro. For more information, visit www.STA-Law.com or call 207.784.3200.