As a technology and intellectual property lawyer, member of the LSO and Barreau, Andrea's practice bridges technology, brands and the arts. Expertise within the healthcare sector includes advising the fitness industry of Canada on licensing and use of copyright-protected content; physicians and researchers within the university health network on patenting and commercialization of medical devices; public and private healthcare enterprises on marketing and branding of nutritional, prescription and non-prescription pharmaceutical products; data protection and electronic health records; software, hardware, contracting and testing within hospitals. Andrea served as an advisor to the Federal Government on business services ( SAGIT) and is functionally bilingual. As a lecturer, Andrea has presented at Stanford University, Osgoode ( LLM instructor) and OCAD ( sessional lecturer). A passionate supporter of music as therapy, Andrea has for many years played cello, bass and viola in string orchestras that perform in long-term care facilities within Ontario.