Chovanes Law LLC

Providing Patent, Intellectual Property and Business Counsel
She has litigated, and won, lawsuits involving hundreds of millions of dollars, obtained before the Patent Office, and retained in reexamination, many patents, and negotiated licenses in various areas, all in the course of securing and protecting her clients' intellectual property.
Julie Chovanes, Esq. has practiced law for twenty five years, after graduating from Villanova University and School of Law with multiple degrees in the sciences and her JD. Ten years ago she left her partnership at the biggest firm in the world, DLA Piper, to focus her practice on providing the best, most efficient counsel she could give her clients.   

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 4307, Philadelphia PA 19118

Street Address: 25 E. Springfield Ave., Philadelphia PA 19118

267-235-4570   email:

NAMED ONE OF THE Top IP Firms For 2016

by Philadelphia Business Journal

Her practice comprises prosecution, litigation and licensing in the software, electronic, biometric and mechanical arts, including experience in software and internet architecture, semiconductors and semiconductor construction, telecommunications, optics, material sciences, construction technology, construction technology and various mechanical devices.

Prosecution practice includes reexamination, PGR proceedings and appellate practice.

Litigation practice includes representation of plaintiffs and defendants in patent, intellectual property (trade secret, copyright and Lanham Act) and business matters, including injunctive relief actions, federal court litigation through bench and jury trials, suits against multiple defendants, and, litigation management of other firms in multiple suits involving multiple causes of action, as well as arbitrations, sometimes contemporaneously with related litigation, involving one and three judge panels.   

Licensing and transactional practice includes licensing and cross licensing, corporate and joint venture structure and operating matters, corporate strategy counseling, due diligence, negotiations and other activities surrounding acquisition and divestment of intellectual property and other corporate assets as well as trademark prosecution and other associated intellectual property and business matters.