Julie helps clients build strong patent portfolios related to mechanical, electro-mechanical, electrical, medical, and software technologies that can withstand future validity challenges and protect against infringement. She navigates clients through clearance and design changes to avoid patent infringement challenges while developing effective enforcement strategies to safeguard their IP assets.
Julie works with clients of all sizes, including universities, Fortune 500 corporations, and emerging companies, often assisting developers of medical devices, luggage, toys, and infant and toddler-care products.
She has extensive experience crafting opinions concerning right-to-use, patent validity, infringement, and patentability. She negotiates intellectual property licenses and technology transfers, performs due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, and works to protect clients’ technologies in the global marketplace. She also counsels clients on trademark rights, copyrights, and trade secrets.