Andrew B. Stockment

Andrew B. Stockment
  • Andrew B. Stockment
    Attorney at Law

  • Phone: 434-220-9386
  • Email: abs@lplaw.com
  • Terry Green, Assistant

  • Phone: 434-220-6117
  • Email: tlg@lplaw.com

Overview

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. Andrew enjoys working with startups and established companies to form and grow their businesses and develop, protect, and license their intellectual property assets. Andrew 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.

Andrew 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. Before joining Lenhart Pettit, Andrew practiced law at Clement & Wheatley in Danville, Virginia and clerked for the Honorable Joseph W. Milam, Jr. and David A. Melesco, Judges of the Danville Circuit Court.

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.

Experience

  • Drafted and negotiated a wide range of licenses and agreements related to intellectual property, technology, and e-commerce, including software development agreements, copyright and trademark license agreements, and website terms of use and privacy policies
  • 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
  • Represented clients in the negotiation and drafting of intellectual property license agreements, including agreements with a Fortune 500 company and multinational corporations
  • Filed numerous federal, state, and international trademark registration applications and represented clients in trademark opposition proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Represented clients in the protection of their intellectual property rights against infringement by third parties
  • Negotiated a trademark license agreement for a client to license its marks to one of the largest fitness companies in Japan
  • Represented clients in the negotiation and drafting of 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
  • Negotiated and drafted commercial leases and office sharing agreements for numerous clients, including leases for restaurants, medical and dental practices, and fitness facilities
  • Drafted employment agreements, non-competition agreements, and other restrictive covenants for employers
  • Served as securities counsel for private placements and associated federal and state securities filings (Regulation D and blue sky) related to capital formation
Other Experience
  • Cerner Corporation, Software Engineer, 2004 – 2006
  • Webography Designs, Web Developer, Consultant, Owner, 2002 – 2006

Admissions

  • Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia

Recognitions

  • Selected to “Virginia Rising Stars,” Intellectual Property, Super Lawyers Magazine, Thomson Reuters, 2013
  • 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)

Publications

News & Events

  • Panelist, “Career Panel for Inquiring Law Students: Real Stories, Practical Advice” at 123rd Annual Meeting of The Virginia Bar Association, Williamsburg, Virginia, January 25, 2013.
Professional Involvement
  • 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)
    • Law Practice Management Division Executive Council, Young Lawyers Division Representative (2014 – Present)
    • Young Lawyers Division
      • Executive Committee (2014 – Present)
      • 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
Community Involvement
  • Charlottesville Business Innovation Council, Membership Committee (2013 – Present)
  • Virginia State Bar, No Bills Night (2011 – 2012)
  • Danville Area Crop Hunger Walk, Logistics Committee Co-Chair (2011, 2012)
  • VBA Rule of Law Project, 2010
  • University of Virginia School of Law, First-Year Oral Arguments, Judge, 2010
  • Charlottesville Abundant Life Ministries, MLK Day Volunteer, 2010
Practice Areas Education

University of Virginia School of Law
Charlottesville, Virginia
J.D., 2009

Virginia Law Review, Editorial Board
Virginia Journal of Social Policy & the Law, Managing Board

Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida
B.S., Magna Cum Laude, Management Information Systems and Political Science, 2004

Highlighted Recognitions

Andrew B. Stockment - Rated by Super Lawyers