University of Virginia School of Law
Virginia Law Review, Editorial Board
Virginia Journal of Social Policy & the Law, Managing Board
Florida State University
B.S., magna cum laude, Management Information Systems and Political Science, 2004
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia
- U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia
- American Bar Association
- Young Lawyers Division Intellectual Property and Internet Law Committee, Vice Chair, 2012 – 2013
- Virginia Bar Association
- Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law Section Council, Young Lawyers Division Representative, 2012 – Present
Young Lawyers Division
Communications/Publicity Committee, Co-Chair, 2012 – Present
Opening Statement, Editor-in-Chief & Production Editor, 2012 – Present
Communications Task Force, Secretary, 2011 – 2012
- Virginia State Bar
- Charlottesville-Albemarle Bar Association
- Charlottesville Business Innovation Council Membership Committee (2013 – Present)
Andrew B. Stockment
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At Lenhart Obenshain
Andrew Stockment focuses his practice on business law, intellectual property, and commercial transactions, capitalizing on his background as a software engineer and owner of a web development business. He advises clients regarding the preparation and negotiation of contracts and the organization, operation, purchase, and sale of businesses, and he works with startups and established companies to form and grow their businesses and develop, protect, and license their intellectual property assets. Mr. Stockment is a member of the Intellectual Property and Business Law Sections of The Virginia Bar Association and the American Bar Association, and he has published numerous articles on intellectual property law issues. He currently serves on the Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law Section Council of The Virginia Bar Association as the Young Lawyers Division Representative.
Mr. Stockment graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law where he served on the Editorial Board of the Virginia Law Review and the Managing Board of the Virginia Journal of Social Policy & the Law. After law school, Mr. Stockment clerked for the Honorable Joseph W. Milam, Jr. and David A. Melesco, Judges of the Danville, Virginia, Circuit Court. Prior to joining Lenhart Obenshain, Mr. Stockment practiced at Clement & Wheatley in Danville, Virginia.
- Represented a client in the negotiation and drafting of multiple intellectual property license agreements with large national companies, including a Fortune 500 company
- Negotiated a trademark license agreement for a client with one of the largest fitness companies in Japan
- Represented clients in the protection of their intellectual property rights against infringement by third parties
- Filed numerous federal and state trademark registration applications and represented clients in trademark opposition proceedings
- Advised and assisted numerous clients with the formation of new business ventures and the restructuring of existing businesses, and advised clients regarding business succession planning
- Drafted real property and asset purchase agreements for a wide variety of businesses and industries, including restaurants, hotel franchises, apartment buildings, newspaper publishers, bowling alleys, and others
- Drafted commercial leases and office sharing agreements for numerous clients, including leases for restaurants, medical and dental practices, and fitness facilities
- Brand Protection Basics Part 2, Docket Call (Va. State Bar Young Lawyers Conference 2012).
- Protecting Your Clients from Scams, Opening Statement (VBA Young Lawyers Div. 2012).
- Brand Protection: Trademark Basics Part 1, Docket Call (Va. State Bar Young Lawyers Conference 2012).
- Trademarks 101 Part 2: The Benefits of Federal Registration, 101 Practice Series: Breaking Down the Basics (ABA Young Lawyers Div. 2012).
- Trademarks 101 Part 1: What Is a Trademark?, 101 Practice Series: Breaking Down the Basics (ABA Young Lawyers Div. 2012).
- Co-Author, "How Virginia Physicians Make Money Now and Under Health Care Reform: Challenges and Opportunities" for CLE Presentation at the 122nd Annual Meeting of The Virginia Bar Association, Williamsburg, Virginia, January 20, 2012.
- Note, Internet Radio: The Case for a Technology Neutral Royalty Standard, 95 Va. L. Rev. 2129 (2009).
- Recipient, Emerson G. Spies Award, The Virginia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, January 2013 (awarded for "enthusiasm, loyalty and dedication" to the work of the VBA)
- "Rising Stars / Virginia," Super Lawyers Magazine
Intellectual Property - 2013
More than Lenhart Obenshain
Andrew is married to Martha Montague Stockment, a Charlottesville native. They are active members of Trinity Presbyterian Church and enjoy running, hiking, and watching U.Va. sports.
Areas of Practice
Andrew B. Stockment joins Lenhart Obenshain Law Firm, February 2013