Julie A. McGinnis



Julie McGinnis is an associate and intellectual property attorney with Foley & Lardner LLP. She provides counsel to clients on trademark and copyright law matters, including clearance, portfolio management, prosecution, licensing, risk management, defense, and enforcement. Ms. McGinnis has experience with proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, UDRP actions, claims under the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act, and trademark and copyright infringement cases in federal court.


Ms. McGinnis received her law degree from the University of Michigan Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2012), where she was managing editor of the Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review. She earned her bachelor’s degree in music industry management with a minor in business administration from Wayne State University (B.M., summa cum laude, 2007).

Admissions and Professional Memberships

Ms. McGinnis is admitted to practice in Wisconsin.


U.S. Supreme Court Rules Defense Preclusion Doesn’t Apply in Longtime Trademark Battle Between Lucky Brand Dungarees and Marcel Fashions Group
18 May 2020
Legal News: Trademark, Copyright & Advertising Counseling
You’ve Gotta Keep ‘Em Separated
10 May 2017
Manufacturing Industry Advisor
You’ve Gotta Keep ‘Em Separated
25 October 2016
IPPro The Internet
Fashion Law – 2019 Year in Review
30 January 2020
Fashion Law – 2018 Year in Review
31 January 2019
INTA Roundtable: Trademark Due Diligence and Trademark Transactions
12 April 2018
Milwaukee. WI
ABA’s December Consumer Protection Update
12 January 2018