Julie S. Goldemberg represents clients in patent, trademark, trade secret, and other intellectual property matters. Building on her background in electrical engineering, she has experience litigating traditional patent infringement cases and Hatch-Waxman cases in US federal district courts at all stages from the time of filing the complaint to the completion of all appeals. Prior to joining the firm, Julie clerked for Chief Judge Sharon Prost of the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Julie has trial experience and has successfully argued motions for judgment as a matter of law and in claim construction proceedings. She has taken and defended depositions of fact and expert witnesses. She also has experience working on patent-related appeals both at the Federal Circuit and before the US Supreme Court. Drawing on her experience as a clerk at the Federal Circuit, Julie regularly drafts, reviews, and provides input on appellate briefs at the Federal Circuit. Julie has further represented clients in Section 337 investigations before the US International Trade Commission and in post-grant proceedings before the US Patent and Trademark Office.
Julie dedicates significant time to her pro bono work on prisoner civil rights cases in conjunction with the US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania’s Prisoner Civil Rights Panel and co–first chaired a federal jury trial. In law school, Julie was a national semifinalist and regional champion in the Giles S. Rich Patent Law Moot Court Competition. She also served as senior editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. She holds two B.S. degrees in electrical engineering and in economics. She is fluent in Spanish.
Served on a trial team in a two-week ANDA trial in the District of Delaware involving 11 patents related to a pharmaceutical product and associated delivery system. The district court ruled that half of the asserted patents were invalid and the other asserted patents were not infringed, resulting in a complete victory for the client.
Worked on a trial team in a two-week trial involving a patent related to a step for use with a boat in water in the Eastern District of Virginia. Julie argued in the claim construction proceedings, successfully persuading the judge to adopt several proposed constructions, and later argued a corresponding Rule 50(a) motion, successfully persuading the judge to grant judgment as a matter of law as to one-third of the asserted claims.
Served on a trial team in a one-week trial involving patents for network monitoring in the Eastern District of Texas, preparing witnesses and cross-examinations as well as arguing jury instructions.
Co–first chaired a federal jury trial in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, taking and cross-examining key witnesses and providing the closing argument.
Served as a lead drafter on the briefs of an expedited interlocutory appeal that persuaded the Federal Circuit to find that a Northern District of Illinois judge had abused his discretion in granting a preliminary injunction.
Served as a lead drafter on the first two writs of mandamus filed at the Federal Circuit requesting guidance on the issue of venue following the Supreme Court’s decision in TC Heartland.
Drafted sections of the merits brief for a case currently pending before the Supreme Court that could have a dramatic effect on how a patent’s validity is challenged in the United States.
University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2012, J.D., Magna Cum Laude
University of Pittsburgh, 2009, B.S. (Economics), Summa Cum Laude
University of Pittsburgh, 2009, B.S. (Electrical Engineering), Summa Cum Laude
US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Clerkship to Judge Sharon Prost of the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (2013 - 2014)