Andrea Pitts  


Executive Summary

Andrea Pitts is a lawyer and trademark agent in our Ottawa office. She practices in our Intellectual Property Group with a focus on trademark prosecution, copyright and intellectual property litigation.

Andrea was a summer and an articling student at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP before joining the Firm as an associate in 2014. While studying law, Andrea also worked as a legal intern at the Canadian Olympic Committee where she focused on the enforcement of trademark rights. Prior to law school, Andrea completed her graduate studies researching neurodegenerative diseases and was awarded the gold medal in her undergraduate cell biology program.


Publications & Presentations

  • Co-Author, “Dithiol-based Compounds Maintain the Expression of the Antioxidant Protein Peroxiredoxin 1 Which Counteracts the Toxicity of Mutant Huntingtin,” J. Biol. Chem. 287 (22717-22729), 2012 (Pitts, A., Newington, J., Daley, K. and Cumming, R.)
  • Co-Author, “Amyloid Beta Resistance in Nerve Cells is Mediated by Metabolic Reprogramming Reminiscent of the Warburg Effect in Cancer Cells,” PLoS ONE 6(4), 2011, (Newington, J., Pitts, A., Chien, A., Arseneault, R., Schubert, D. and R. Cumming)