Julie F. Kappelman

  • Associate

Julie's practice includes a range of intellectual property matters, with a focus on trademark counseling. Julie holds a CIPP/US certification (Certified Information Privacy Professional).

Prior to joining the firm, Julie served as a judicial student extern for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. She also previously worked in the Legal, Risk Management, and Compliance department of a local health system.

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.

Areas of Practice

  • Advertising
  • Copyrights
  • Privacy/Data Security
  • Publishing/Media
  • Trademarks
  • Litigation/Dispute Resolution


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

Professional Associations and Memberships

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

Pro Bono Activities

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