Julia Huston Named Vice President of the Boston Bar Association

September 27, 2012

Julia Huston, Partner in Foley Hoag LLP’s Intellectual Property and Litigation Departments, Chair of the firm’s Trademark, Copyright and Unfair Competition practice group, and Co-Chair of the Advertising and Marketing practice group, has been named Vice President of the Boston Bar Association, effective September 1, 2012 for a one-year term.

As VP, Huston will work with newly elected President James D. Smeallie and President-Elect Paul T. Dacier as leaders among the governing Council of 34 members dedicated to advancing the highest standards of excellence for the legal profession, facilitating access to justice, and serving the community at large. Previously, Huston served as Treasurer.

“I look forward to another year of working alongside my respected colleagues to forward the efforts of the Boston Bar Association as a dynamic force in Boston and the legal community,” Huston said.

Huston is highly regarded for achieving outstanding results for clients in high-stakes intellectual property cases. Her practice includes litigation, counseling and strategy in the areas of trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, Internet commerce, domain name piracy, false advertising, unfair competition, and patents.

A longtime supporter of civil legal services for the poor, Huston previously served as Chair of the Equal Justice Coalition, President of Greater Boston Legal Services, and President of the Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts.

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