Julie K. Skoge

150 South Fifth Street, Suite 2200
Minneapolis, MN 55402
D: 612.336.4628
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Ryan Oswood
D: 612.766.6019

Julie is a registered patent attorney who practices Intellectual Property law with an emphasis on patent prosecution for both domestic and foreign clients.

A science background combined with a detail-oriented outlook and a talent for persuasive writing helps Julie prepare and prosecute strong patent applications for her clients. She has prepared and prosecuted applications in diverse mechanical and software technology fields including telecommunications, medical devices, hydraulics, radio-frequency communication devices, sensors, and various software-based applications for product design and fabrication. 

Julie also has experience in conducting due diligence investigations and counseling clients on issues of patentability analysis, product clearance, validity analysis, and infringement analysis. She also has experience with litigation support.

At Merchant & Gould, Julie serves on the forms and library resources committees.


University of Minnesota
J.D., magna cum laude, 2004

Fairfield University
B.S. Physics, Computer Science, magna cum laude, 2001


U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2008
Minnesota State Bar, 2004

Professional Affiliations

Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association