Julie Shursky partners with businesses across a range of industries to help them select, secure, and protect their brands. Julie’s work includes assisting clients throughout the full life cycle of trademark protection, including clearance and prosecution of marks. Her work includes developing international protection strategies for clients with global reach, and she excels at aligning portfolio development with her clients’ goals.
Julie also has extensive experience assisting clients through adversarial proceedings, including handling ex parte matters with the Trademark Trial and Appeals Board and appeals with the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals. She also regularly handles opposition and cancellation proceedings before the TTAB, as well as litigation disputes in state court. Julie’s counsel also frequently includes assisting clients with contract negotiations regarding the acquisition or disposition of marks.
Before joining Sheridan Ross, Julie worked as a trademark attorney with a private practice in Virginia. While in law school, she worked as a student attorney and law clerk with private practices and gained experience as a legal intern with the Federal Communications Commission. Julie also served as a judicial intern for Judge Kathleen O’Malley, who serves on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Julie earned her bachelor’s degree from George Washington University and her law degree from American University, Washington College of Law.
American University, Washington College of Law (JD, 2017)
The George Washington University (BBA in International Business, 2013)
- Intellectual Property in Employment
- Internet Related Counsel
- IP Transactions & Licensing
- Trademark Prosecution & Counseling
Fluent in Russian
Federal Bar Association