Julie Dahlgard is an attorney focusing her practice in Trademark Law and Intellectual Property Litigation, including enforcement of trademarks against infringement and counterfeiting. She is a mechanical engineer and, in that capacity, assists the patent prosecution department.
Ms. Dahlgard joins us after completing her J.D. at the University of Miami School of Law in 2012. While in law school, Ms. Dahlgard focused on intellectual property and business law and earned the Dean’s Certificate of Achievement Award in Art and Law, Mediation, Professional Responsibility, and Federal Income Tax. In addition to her focus on intellectual property law, Ms. Dahlgard was a finalist in UM Law’s internationally acclaimed Law Without Walls program. She was also the program director for the Intellectual Property Law Society, a journalist for the National Security and Armed Conflict Law Review, and advised entrepreneurs as a consultant at the Launch Pad.
Ms. Dahlgard received her of Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Miami in 1996. After completing her degree, she moved to California and worked as an aerospace engineer for several years before returning to school for a graduate degree. Ms. Dahlgard received her Master of Science in Engineering from Stanford University’s prestigious Joint Program in Design. She then began designing consumer electronics, medical devices, and toys for the technology leaders of Silicon Valley. In the years preceding law school, Ms. Dahlgard ran her own design business. Ms. Dahlgard’s background in engineering, design, visual arts, and business fuels her understanding and drive to protect and enforce the rights of businesses, inventors, designers, and artists.
Ms. Dahlgard may be reached at JDahlgard at mayback.com.
Juris Doctor with Honors, University of Miami School of Law (2012)
Master of Science in Engineering: Product Design, Stanford University (2000)
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering with Honors, University of Miami (1996)
Bradley Fellow, The Launch Pad at the University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL)
Designer (San Francisco, CA)
Mechanical Engineer, Tortuga Product Development (San Francisco, CA)
Mechanical Engineer, Function Engineering (Palo Alto, CA)
Associate Engineer, Lockheed Martin (Palo Alto, CA)
The Florida Bar
International Trademark Association (INTA)
Honors / Awards
Dean's Certificate in Art & Law, University of Miami School of Law
Dean's Certificate in Professional Responsibility, University of Miami School of Law
Dean's Certificate in Mediation, University of Miami School of Law
Dean's Certificate in Federal Income Tax, University of Miami School of Law
Finalist, Law Without Walls, University of Miami School of Law
The University of Miami College of Engineering Brownell Award for outstanding service