Julia G. Radefeld is an associate in McDonald Hopkins’ Intellectual Property Department.
Julia worked previously as an associate attorney in the intellectual property group at a firm in Canton, Ohio, where she prepared and prosecuted domestic and foreign patents primarily in the electro-mechanical fields, prepared and prosecuted trademark applications, supported intellectual property litigation, reviewed software licenses for use of open source software, and drafted and reviewed nondisclosure agreements, cease and desist letters, and IP license agreements.
Prior to pursuing a career in intellectual property law, Julia worked as a metallurgical engineer at The Timken Company and The TimkenSteel Corporation. Her roles included application development, failure analysis, quality, and advanced product and process development with a focus on automotive applications. Her corporate industry experiences as engineer equip her to both understand client needs and add value to their businesses.
Julia earned her J.D. from The University of Akron in 2017 with a certificate in Intellectual Property and the CALI Excellence Award for business planning law. She completed her BSE in Materials Science and Engineering at Case Western Reserve University in 2011.