Katz Group LLC is pleased to announce that Julie A. Katz, JD, has been elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation (ABF). Membership is limited to just one percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction. Members are nominated by their peers and selected by the ABF Board.

The ABF Fellows is a global honorary society that recognizes attorneys, judges, law faculty and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the highest principles of the legal profession and to the welfare of their communities. ABF Fellows hail from nearly 40 countries and hold a wide variety of influential roles.

Julie A. Katz, JD, has over 20 years of experience in the field of litigating and prosecuting intellectual property spanning various technologies, industries and consumer markets. Her practice includes international IP portfolio management & consulting, copyright protection, patent infringement litigation, trade dress protection, trademark protection, trade secret protection, IP litigation, e-discovery, alternative dispute resolution, US PTO Trademark Trial and Appeal Board proceedings, strategic branding & re-branding, IP Audits, domain name disputes, domain name acquisition, IP investigations, IP licensing, U.S. Customs.

Notable ABF Fellows include Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader-Ginsburg, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor, Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts, Former United States Secretary of State Hilary Rodham Clinton, and Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.

About the ABF Fellows
The ABF Fellows serve as stewards of the American Bar Foundation, an independent, nonprofit research organization which conducts short- and long-term socio-legal research projects. The ABF’s mission is to serve the legal profession, the public, and the academy through empirical research, publications, and programs that advance justice and the understanding of law. The ABF’s research falls under one of three categories: learning and practicing law; protecting rights and accessing justice; and making and implementing law. The Foundation is committed to broad dissemination of research findings to the organized bar, scholars, and the general public.