Julie is a registered patent attorney with over twenty years of intellectual property experience.

As managing member of Bernard IP Law, LLC, Julie focuses her practice on US and international patent prosecution, IP portfolio strategy and management, transactions and licenses, and technology transfer. Julie provides balanced general, transactional, and intellectual property legal advice based on her significant experience and a proven track record in patent and trademark prosecution, and structuring and negotiation of licenses and collaborative agreements. 

Prior to private practice, Julie held the positions of Chief Patent Counsel with Roche Pharmaceuticals and Chief IP Counsel with BaroFold, Inc. Julie was also formerly Special Counsel with the law firm of Faegre & Benson. Before her legal career, Julie spent time at Norden Laboratories and National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine.​

Practice Areas

Intellectual Property
Patents, Trademarks and IP Portfolio Management

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J.D., University of Denver, College of Law

B.S., Animal Science, Michigan State University

Bar Admissions

State of Colorado
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Canadian Intellectual Property Office
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit