Julie L. Heinrich, Ph.D.

Director of Law and Intellectual Property
Plextronics, Inc.

Julie Heinrich is Director of Law and Intellectual Property at Plextronics, Inc where she manages the company’s patent portfolio and works with the sales and business teams to ensure alignment between IP strategy and the corporate and product strategies. Plextronics is an international technology company that specializes in printed solar, lighting and other electronics.

Prior to joining Plextronics, Julie was a Student Associate and Patent Agent for the patent law firm Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP where she focused on preparation and prosecution of patents in the chemical arts. She also participated in due diligence projects, invalidity and freedom to operate opinion preparation, and client counseling. Prior to joining Finnegan Henderson, she worked as a patent agent in other San Francisco bay area law firms and at a biotech start-up company.

Julie received her JD from Santa Clara University School of Law and her Ph.D. in Chemistry from University of California at San Diego and a BS in Chemistry from Miami University.