Andrew (Andy) Zulieve has more than twenty five years of experience and is highly regarded and well known as a specialist in Intellectual Property Law. Andrew takes a proactive approach when it comes to protecting valuable Trademarks, Trade Secrets and Copyrights for his clients in the most thoughtful and effective way. When litigation is necessary, he applies the same powerful and well thought out methods to form his winning strategies. This creative approach has served him well by obtaining for his clients the best possible outcome for various legal matters. Over the years and in order to best serve his clients, his practice has organically evolved to include areas of law that naturally complement his intellectual property services. These areas include business formation, contract negotiations, construction law and real estate law. Further to the best interests of his clients, he has developed a well rounded legal referral system in the event that a client needs counseling outside of Andrew's particular areas of expertise. Andy grew up in the Washington D.C, area, is a 1978 graduate of Miami university and received his J.D. from the Antioch Law School in Washington D.C. During law school, he was a law clerk for Finnegan Henderson, one of the world’s largest intellectual property firms headquartered in Washington, D.C. During his tenure at the United States Trademark Office he successfully argued cases before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Today, from his office in mid -coastal Maine, Andy, serves clients both nationally and internationally and represents clients before both Maine state and federal courts. Known by his clients and peers as "the most polite lawyer" Andy works tirelessly to develop creative approaches that best serve the interests of each client. As one of the few Trademark Lawyers in the area, he regularly presents lectures and seminars, writes articles and columns on copyright infringement and federal trademark practice.