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Keith Grady is Vice Chair of the Intellectual Property and Technology Litigation practice. With over 29 years of experience in government and private law practice, clients turn to Keith for both ongoing counsel and immediate litigation needs. He takes a strategic approach to developing, enforcing and defending clients' intellectual property and furthering their business interests. Clients have said Keith has "a rational, common sense approach to IP litigation matters. He is willing to do what is best for the client, and knows when to dig in his heels, concede a point, or settle." Keith has first chair experience in all phases of intellectual property litigation and has appeared in courts throughout the country in preliminary injunction hearings, claim construction hearings, summary judgment hearings, and jury trials. He has also presented a number of oral arguments at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on behalf of his clients.
Keith represents and has represented publicly traded companies and major manufacturers in patent litigation in a variety of technological areas, including: chemical, pharmaceutical, nutritional supplement, software, medical device, and mechanical devices. Keith also regularly represents clients in litigation involving technology-related disputes, trademarks, trade secrets, unfair competition, internet domain names, and trade dress. He is a frequent writer and speaker on various topics, including Hatch-Waxman litigation, patent litigation, trademark litigation and copyright issues.
Before entering private practice, Keith worked as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Missouri, a Staff Attorney for the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eighth Circuits, a Law Clerk, for Judge Charles A. Shaw and Judge George F. Gunn of the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, and a Law Clerk for Judge R.A. (Jim) Randall of the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Keith's extensive experience with trial and appellate courts gives him particular insight into their decision-making process.
Julie P. Bookbinder is a registered patent attorney with over 10 years of experience. She has worked in many areas of IP including patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret litigation, patent prosecution, and non-litigation enforcement of trademarks and copyrights. Julie has participated in multiple trials in federal court on both patent and trademark issues, and an arbitration relating to copyright and contract issues. Julie has taken and defended numerous fact and expert witness depositions, argued at motion and Markman hearings in federal courts, and taken a witness both at trial and in arbitration. Her experience spans a wide range of technologies and industry sectors, including financial services, aerospace, automotive, avionics, biotechnology, chemical, consumer products, electronics, medical devices, and online/website technology.
Julie earned her law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and her B.S.E. in Bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering & Applied Science.