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 significant trial experience and has successfully argued before the Federal Circuit. She has taken and defended depositions of fact and expert witnesses. She also has experience working on patent-related appeals 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. She is fluent in Spanish, and in the summer of 2018 she traveled to the Port Isabel Detention Center near Los Fresnos, Texas to help reunite separated Spanish-speaking migrant parents and children while also providing legal advice in Spanish to the detainees. She received an “Excellence in Pro Bono” Award for her efforts. Julie also co–first chaired a federal jury trial in conjunction with the US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania’s Prisoner Civil Rights Panel. 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.
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.
Argued multiple times before the Federal Circuit.
Served as a lead drafter on the briefs of more than thirty appeals at the Federal Circuit, resulting in several notable trial reversals and affirmances.
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. Later served as a lead drafter on the briefs of the merits appeal in the same case that persuaded the Federal Circuit to vacate a jury verdict valued at almost $20 million.
Served as a lead drafter on the briefs before the Federal Circuit in an appeal from an ANDA litigation, resulting in an affirmance of the trial court’s decision that opens the door to generic competition for an expensive name-brand drug that provides life-saving treatment for newborns with severe breathing issues.
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 before the Supreme Court that challenged the constitutionality of an administrative review proceeding.
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)
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Intellectual Property, Law360 (2019)
Member, Litigation Department of the Year–Intellectual Property, The American Lawyer (2019)