Intellectual Property Law Program ManagerPhone: (410) 706-7096
Julie Hopkins is the Intellectual Property Law Program Manager at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law. In this role, she is the primary point of contact for all matters relating to Intellectual Property Law Program operation. Ms. Hopkins oversees academic advising and communications for the Program and administers IP Program externships; organizes the “Fortnightly IP” speaker series; manages and coaches Program-based competitions and moot courts; and assists in curriculum development. Ms. Hopkins coordinates Program-related conferences and, events and liaises with the Maryland Intellectual Property Student Association and the Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Association.
Prior to working with the Intellectual Property Law Program, Ms. Hopkins worked at UM Carey Law as a Clinical Law Fellow with the Maryland Intellectual Property Legal Resource Center (IP Clinic) and was a Dean’s Fellow.
Concurrently, Ms. Hopkins is an attorney at Palmer|Cooper|Hopkins, llc where she practices all aspects of intellectual property law, domestically and internationally including trademark prosecution, registration, and enforcement. Ms. Hopkins is a registered patent attorney and assists clients in patent counseling and procurement. Her litigation experience includes representing clients in trademark, unfair competition, copyright, and patent infringement actions in the U.S. District Courts and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Prior to her positions at UM Carey Law, Ms. Hopkins was an Associate practicing intellectual property law with several American Lawyer Top 100 law firms in Washington, DC including K&L Gates llp and Venable llp. She was a member of a top ten nationally ranked trademark practice group providing comprehensive trademark counsel to organizations in the United States and around the world.
Julie Hopkins graduated from Smith College with a degree in Biology. Ms. Hopkins received her law degree with honor from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law in 2004.
Ms. Hopkins is a member of the bars of Maryland, District of Columbia, and the United States Patent and Trademark Office. She is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.