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Julia M. Siripurapu

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Boston
617.348.3039



Education

  • University of New Hampshire (JD, Intellectual Property/Business Law, magna cum laude, 2007)
  • University of South Carolina (MA, International Law and Courts, 2004)
  • University of South Carolina (BA, International Relations/Spanish, magna cum laude, 2002)

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Languages

  • Romanian
  • Spanish

Julia is an Associate in our Corporate & Securities section and a Certified Privacy Professional (CIPP). She focuses her practice on the development and commercialization of technology and other intellectual property assets, as well as privacy and information security. Julia regularly advises clients of all sizes, from start-ups to large private and public companies, in the structuring, drafting, and negotiation of complex domestic and cross-border transactions for intellectual property and technology development, acquisition, licensing, and distribution, business processing and technology outsourcing and sourcing, development and collaboration agreements, strategic alliances and joint ventures, and other commercial transaction involving intellectual property and technology.

Additionally, Julia advises clients on privacy and data security matters, including compliance with privacy and information security laws with a special focus on compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), as well as website and online services design and review.

Prior to joining Mintz Levin, Julia worked as a legal intern at a national investment firm in the intellectual property and licensing group. She was also a senior litigation clerk for the Honorable Amy W. McCulloch of the Richland County Probate Court of Columbia, South Carolina, and a Summer Associate at Mintz Levin in 2006. From January through May 2007, Julia was a legal intern at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of Sponsored Programs, where she drafted sponsored research agreements, intellectual property and nondisclosure agreements, and assisted in the agreement negotiation process.

Representative Matters

  • Represented both vendors and end-customers in the structuring, drafting, and negotiation of numerous technology license, development, implementation, hosting, maintenance and support, and service level arrangements
  • Provided counsel to both large financial institutions and technology vendors on complex technology and business processing outsourcing and sourcing transactions
  • Counseled a client in the health care industry in the structuring, drafting, and negotiation of a complex international outsourcing deal for procurement of administrative services
  • Provided counsel on an advanced Web-based care management platform, and handled negotiations of strategic license arrangements with large health plans, and exclusive distributor relationships and other marketing alliances, on behalf of an innovative health IT software company
  • Performed website audits and prepared and reviewed numerous privacy policies and terms of use for websites and online services
  • Counseled clients on compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”)
  • Negotiated sponsored research agreements and other agreements involving intellectual property assets between start-up biotechnology clients and universities
  • Participated in the drafting and negotiation of a number of complex collaboration and licensing transactions between biotechnology companies and large pharmaceutical companies

Recognitions & Awards

  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Rising Star: IT/Outsourcing (2013 - 2014)
  • Participant in the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Leadership Program (2013-2014)
  • Yacos Prize (named for Bankruptcy Judge James E. Yacos) for exceptional merit in commercial legal studies

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • Member, Licensing Executives Society
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association