Julie brings more than a decade of patent prosecution and drafting experience as a Patent Agent within Marshall Gerstein's Industrial & Mechanical Technologies Practice Group. She develops patent portfolio strategies for domestic and foreign filings, provides freedom to operate and patentability assessments, and is experienced in design patent applications, PCT applications, provisional applications, office actions, and filing appeals with the Patent Board.

Representative Experience

  • Action sports equipment
  • Autonomous vehicles
  • Construction materials
  • Consumer goods
  • Food products
  • Internal combustion engines
  • Materials chemistry
  • Medical devices
  • Software
  • Thin film
  • Waste gas treatment

Background and Credentials

Julie has served as a Patent Agent for industries such as trucking, automotive manufacturing, and chemical manufacturing. Prior to becoming a Patent Agent, Julie was a Research Fellow at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory where she conducted research investigating biocompatibility characteristics of titanium implants using surface chemistry and electrochemical techniques.


  • University of California, San Diego (M.S.)
    • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (B.S.)
    • Materials Science and Engineering

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
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