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Julia M. Siripurapu

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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 a Member in our Corporate & Securities section and a Certified Privacy Professional (CIPP). She focuses her practice on commercial transactions involving technology and intellectual property and data privacy and 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 involving technology licensing and development, systems integration and implementation, cloud computing, outsourcing of IT systems and business processes, strategic collaborations, and other business transactions directed to the use, transfer, and development of technology and other intellectual property assets.

In her data privacy and security practice, Julia counsels clients on federal, state, and international laws on consumer data collection and retention, develops guidance and policy documents pertaining to a broad range of state, federal, and international regulatory and legal requirements related to data privacy and security, advises on creation and roll out of privacy programs and processes, provides privacy advice on product development (including mobile apps) from design to launch, and drafts consumer-facing agreements such as FAQs, disclosures, user agreements, permissions, privacy policies, and terms of use.

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 global healthcare technology company in structuring, drafting, and negotiation of an agreement with a global home care provider for the commercial launch of remote care services powered by sensor-based IoT technology and supported by a healthcare analytics platform
  • Represented large financial institution in the outsourcing of a critical, regulatory business function to an industry-leading service provider
  • Represented large financial institution in the simultaneous outsourcing of two core regulated business functions to an industry-leading service provider
  • 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
  • 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

  • Participant in the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce’s Boston’s Future Leaders Program (2016 - 2017)
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Rising Star: IT/Outsourcing; Technology Transactions (2013 - 2015)
  • 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, American Health Lawyers Association