Julianne Hartzell, Esq.

Marshall, Gerstein & Borun https://www.marshallip.com/julianne-m-hartzell/


About The Lecturer

Julianne Hartzell is a trial lawyer with significant experience in intellectual property litigation, including cases involving patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret. She also has experience enforcing covenants not-to-compete and confidentiality agreements. She represents clients in arbitration, mediation, district court litigation, appellate proceedings, and before the TTAB and PTAB.

Julianne has completed the American Arbitration Association’s 40 hour mediator training and is available to mediate disputes.

In addition to her leadership role as the Chair of the Firm's Medical Devices practice, Julianne is a recognized leader in the legal and business communities by, among others:

  • America’s 100 Top High Stakes Litigators® (2018-2021)
  • Litigation Trailblazers and Pioneers list, National Law Journal (2016)
  • Law Bulletin’s "40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty To Watch" (2014)
  • "IP Star" in Managing IP's IP Stars Survey (fka the World IP Handbook and Survey) (2016-2021)
  • Illinois SuperLawers® list (2017-2022); Illinois Rising Stars® lists (2011-2016)
  • Chicago Bar Association's Alliance for Women's Alta May Hulett Award (2012)
  • Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America


Practice Area(s)

Intellectual Property


B.S. degrees in Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering from Duke University.

J.D. is from the University of Michigan Law School.