People: Julia K. Sutherland, Partner

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Julia K. Sutherland

Partner

London
Direct: +44(0)20 7763 2516
Chicago
Direct: (312) 460-5577
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Ms. Sutherland is a Partner in the International Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. Her practice includes domestic and foreign trademark clearance, prosecution and enforcement; ex parte and inter parties proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board; intellectual property licensing; copyright prosecution and enforcement; rights of publicity; domain name and UDRP proceedings; entertainment law; and client counseling. Ms. Sutherland handles the development and management of worldwide trademark portfolios and specializes in resolving trademark, copyright, and domain name disputes. She currently represents clients in a broad gamut of industries, including apparel, food, restaurant, healthcare, financial, computer hardware and software, telecommunications, automotive, and education.

Ms. Sutherland is a certified Six Sigma Green Belt.  Using Lean Six Sigma and project management methodologies, our SeyfarthLean® approach delivers increased value to our clients at a time of increased market pressures and competitive demands.  Seyfarth’s commitment to delivering legal services in a new way—with an emphasis on value and continuous improvement—has been praised by the Association of Corporate Counsel as being "five years ahead of every other AmLaw 200 firm."

Ms. Sutherland is a Partner in the International Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. Her practice includes domestic and foreign trademark clearance, prosecution and enforcement; ex parte and inter parties proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board; intellectual property licensing; copyright prosecution and enforcement; rights of publicity; domain name and UDRP proceedings; entertainment law; and client counseling. Ms. Sutherland handles the development and management of worldwide trademark portfolios and specializes in resolving trademark, copyright, and domain name disputes. She currently represents clients in a broad gamut of industries, including apparel, food, restaurant, healthcare, financial, computer hardware and software, telecommunications, automotive, and education.

Ms. Sutherland is a certified Six Sigma Green Belt.  Using Lean Six Sigma and project management methodologies, our SeyfarthLean® approach delivers increased value to our clients at a time of increased market pressures and competitive demands.  Seyfarth’s commitment to delivering legal services in a new way—with an emphasis on value and continuous improvement—has been praised by the Association of Corporate Counsel as being "five years ahead of every other AmLaw 200 firm."

Education

  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School (2004)
  • B.S., University of Michigan (2000)
    with honors

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Michigan