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Andrea R. Nelson



Michigan State University, B.A.
  • English Literature
Baker College, A.B.
  • Paralegal Studies


Andrea Nelson is a paralegal in the Intellectual Property Department.

  • Prepares, revises, reviews, and files U.S. provisional, U.S. utility, and Patent Cooperative Treaty (PCT) applications with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
  • Maintains large and small client portfolios for U.S. utility applications, PCT applications, and national phase (worldwide) applications
  • Monitors various action items to keep applications in good standing
  • Provides legal support on a variety of intellectual property matters
  • Researches and compiles information pertaining to national and international intellectual property rights
  • Utilizes patent software, including Thomson Innovation, EPOline, PattsyWave, USPTO website, and EFS and WIPO websites