F. Andrew Anderson: Lawyer with Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

F. Andrew Anderson

Boston,  MA  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Licensing
  • Collaborations
  • Joint Ventures & Strategic Alliances
  • Trademark and Trade Dress
  • Cross Border
  • Healthcare
  • Privacy & Data Protection
  • Technology
  • Media & Telecommunications
  • Technology
  • Life Sciences
  • Educational Institutions
  • Cloud Computing & Managed IT Services
University Dartmouth College, A.B., 1965
Law SchoolBoston University, J.D., 1972
Admitted1972, Massachusetts


Association of University Technology Managers
Licensing Executives Society
American Bar Association (Intellectual Property Section and Forum on Franchising)
International Trademark Association
Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council
Member, Committee on Industrial Relations and Intellectual Property of Massachusetts General Hospital, 1991-1997

BornHartford, Connecticut, 1943

Andy Anderson, a partner with the firm since 1983, concentrates his practice on transactions involving intellectual property - especially biotechnology licenses and collaborations, software and Internet agreements, technology transfer from research institutions, and international licensing and strategic partnerships. He also conducts an active trademark practice, and provides advice relating to research conflicts of interest.

•Represented biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies in major collaborations, including transactions involving foreign entities.

•Negotiated licenses and sponsored research agreements between research institutions and biotechnology companies.

•Advised a large research institution on its intellectual property, technology-transfer policies and on translational activities.

•Provided detailed analysis and comparison of intellectual-property, conflicts, and technology-transfer policies at U.S. universities for a European technology transfer organization.

•Handles the worldwide trademark portfolio of a large international software company.

•Handles technology transfer matters for a Boston research institution.

•Evaluated trademarks and publicity rights issues for a nonprofit foundation making use of the name of a deceased author.

•Oversees trademark, copyright and contract issues for a publisher of educational materials.

•Handles a variety of intellectual property issues in the context of mergers and acquisitions and in the settlement of disputes.


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F. Andrew Anderson

111 Huntington Avenue
BostonMA 02199-7613


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