Julie R. Baldridge is an associate in the Firm's Memphis Office. She is a member of the Intellectual Property Group, where she concentrates her practice in patent, trademark and copyright prosecution. Ms. Baldridge represents clients before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, helping her clients to obtain patent protection. She also advises her clients whose inventions span a wide variety of subject matters. The knowledge she obtained while gaining her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry allows Ms. Baldridge to prosecute patent applications whose subject matter is chemical or biological in nature. She also has extensive experience prosecuting patent applications for subject matter that is mechanical and electromechanical. Ms. Baldridge advises a wide variety of clients on trademark protection issues and assists clients who wish to register their trademarks with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Ms. Baldridge also has experience in Copyright Law including registering works with the United States Copyright Office and drafting agreements pertaining to the use of copyrighted works.
Ms. Baldridge completed her final year of law school at New York University School of Law, where she was able to specialize in Intellectual Property. At New York University, she concentrated her studies in all areas of intellectual property, patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret. She studied U.S. Food and Drug Administration law, which enables her to assist clients seeking FDA approval for medical devices and pharmaceutical drugs.
Ms. Baldridge also advises clients with respect to Franchise Law. Her experience includes drafting Uniform Franchise Offering Circulars for franchisors, registering and maintaining such Circulars with individual states, and advising franchisors and franchisees of their rights extending from such Circulars.
- Member – University of Memphis Law Review
- Member – Memphis, Tennessee and American Bar Associations
- Member – Association of Women Attorneys
- Member – American Intellectual Property Law Association
- Tennessee, 2003
- United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2004
- University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, J.D., 2003, cum laude
- New York University School of Law
- University of Memphis, B.S. Chemistry, 2000, magna cum laude