Julie Heider-Gray is an intellectual property attorney with over 20 years of experience in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. She was in-house counsel for over 10 years at Genentech, Inc., most recently as Associate Director, Assistant General Counsel, and head of the Cancer Immunology IP Group. Julie previously worked in the IP Groups of Foley & Lardner LLP and Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox, PLLC.
Prior to her career in law, Julie worked in the laboratories of Dr. Tom Shenk, studying human cytomegalovirus, and Dr. Maryellen Ruvolo, studying the molecular evolution of primates at the Peabody Museum, Harvard University. She has a J.D. from The George Washington University Law School, a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from Princeton University, and a B.A. in Biology from Mount Holyoke College.
Julie enjoys playing tennis, riding horses, and spending time with her husband Cameron, and nine-year-old son Connor.