Andrea Uetrecht
To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow. ~ Audrey Hepburn

Andrea Uetrecht On-DRE-ah You-trekked

B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D (Cell & Dev Bio), J.D.



About Andrea

Andrea Uetrecht is an associate with Bereskin & Parr LLP. Andrea’s practice focuses on drafting and prosecuting patents in the life sciences and biotechnology space.

Prior to law school Andrea spent many years at the lab bench where, among other things, she developed a number of molecular tools for studying cellular functions and high throughput screening applications. She applies the same curiosity and problem-solving skills to helping clients obtain patent protection, and enjoys the opportunity to learn new things in the process.

In her spare time, Andrea loves to travel, cook, and grow things.


  • J.D., Osgoode Hall Law School, 2018
  • Ph.D. (Cell and Developmental Biology), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2009
  • M.Sc. (Molecular Biology and Biochemistry), Simon Fraser University, 2004
  • B.Sc. (Biochemistry)(Honours), Trent University


  • Admitted to the Ontario Bar, 2019
  • Registered Canadian Patent Agent, 2024


  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)
  • Law Society of Ontario (LSO)
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