Julie F. Kappelman

Julie F. Kappelman

Law Clerk
Cincinnati, Ohio
Julie Kappelman is a member of the Branding & Content Practice Group at Wood Herron & Evans, LLP. Julie's practice includes a range of intellectual property matters, with a focus on trademark counseling.
As a law student, Julie participated in the Patent and Trademark Clinic at the University of Cincinnati College of Law, where she advised clients on the registrability of their trademarks and assisted them with applying for registration. Julie was also a member of the Order of the Barristers, Moot Court Honor Board, the Student Legal Education Committee, and Intellectual Property and Computer Law Journal. Julie earned a law degree in May 2019.
Prior to joining the firm, Julie worked in-house as a law clerk with a local health system. She also served as a judicial student extern for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.

Areas of Practice

  • 75% Branding/Content (Trademarks, Copyrights, Licensing)
  • 25% Litigation/Dispute Resolution

Litigation Percentage

  • 25% of Practice Devoted to Litigation


  • University of Cincinnati College of Law, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • J.D. cum laude
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Law Journal: Intellectual Property and Computer Law Journal, Various
  • University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington
    • B.A. cum laude - 2014
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Religious Studies

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • CincyIP, Member
  • International Trademark Association, Member
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Member
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • The Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati
  • Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic


  • English