Andrew P. Connors

Andrew P. Connors

Intellectual property, business, contracts, and related civil litigation.
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  • Virginia
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Andrew P. Connors is a Partner at Connors & Brenke. He focuses his practice on business law, intellectual property law, contracts, civil litigation, and appeals.

As a litigator, he has represented clients in all state trial courts in Virginia, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia, the Court of Appeals of Virginia, including the full Court of Appeals sitting en banc, and the Supreme Court of Virginia. He has handled cases involving all kinds of intellectual property matters, including trademark, trade secret, patent, and copyright suits or potential suits. His business counseling practice focuses on business formation, intellectual property protection, intellectual property licensing, and contract drafting, including technology-related contract and licensing agreements. As a former software developer and business consultant on government contracts, Mr. Connors understands the particular needs of technology-related businesses.

Super Lawyers Magazine named him a Rising Star for Appeals, Business Litigation, and Intellectual Property from 2012-2019. He was also named as part of the "Legal Elite" for Intellectual Property law by Virginia Business Magazine. He has also served for the past two years as the Vice President of the Montgomery-Radford Bar Association. Before entering private practice, he served two years as a law clerk to William G. Petty at the Court of Appeals of Virginia.

Mr. Connors is also a law professor at Liberty University School of Law, where he also serves as the Director of the school's Intellectual Property Clinic. The Intellectual Property Clinic is certified by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for trademark practice. He teaches trademark law and practice, intellectual property law, and mediation to second and third year law students.

Education
Liberty University School of Law
J.D. (2010) | Law
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University of Virginia
B.S. (2005) | Applied Mathematics
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Professional Experience
Partner
Connors and Brenke PLLC
- Current
Attorney
The Creekmore Law Firm P.C.
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Law Clerk
Court of Appeals of Virginia
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Certifications
Law School Clinical Director
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Awards
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
for Intellectual Property
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Rising Star for Business Litigation
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Legal Elite
Virginia Business Magazine
Legal Elite for Intellectual Property Law
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
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Super Lawyers
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Rising Star
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Professional Associations
Virginia State Bar # 80248
Member
- Current
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Montgomery-Radford Bar Association # 80248
Vice President
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Virginia
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4th Circuit
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Intellectual Property
  • Business Law
  • Trademarks
  • Appeals & Appellate
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Connors & Brenke - Attorneys at Law
Contact & Map
Connors & Brenke
Lynchburg Intellectual Property and Business Attorneys
2486 Rivermont Ave.
Suite 102
Lynchburg, VA 24503
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 279-4292
Connors & Brenke
Blacksburg Intellectual Property and Business Attorneys
1901 S. Main St.
Suite 4C
Blacksburg, VA 24060
USA
Telephone: (540) 553-8149
Connors & Brenke
Fredericksburg Intellectual Property and Business Attorneys
1011 Charles St.,
The Federal House, First Floor
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 279-4292