Marshall Gerstein & Borun, LLP
Julie M. Watson is a patent attorney and member of the transactions practice group at Marshall Gerstein & Borun, LLP, a Chicago-based intellectual property law firm. A licensing professional with deep experience in structuring and negotiating deals to deliver strategic solutions, Julie concentrates her practice on intellectual property transactions with a particular emphasis in technology startups and university technology transfer. Her prior work includes managing nonprofit intellectual property licensing programs including the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine and the American Medical Association. Julie received her law degree from Wake Forest University Law School and is admitted to practice law in Illinois, North Carolina and before the USPTO, and holds a master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University and is a Certified Licensing Professional. Julie is a long time Licensing Executive Society and AUTM member and frequent speaker and educator on intellectual property and transaction issues.