Scott Technology Attorneys

Julie Machal-Fulks


Professional Biography

Julie Machal-Fulks leads a team of attorneys in representing and defending clients in legal matters relating to information technology. Her practice focuses on complex litigation ranging from privacy and network security, data breach notification and crisis management, intellectual property disputes, service provider negligence claims, and content-based injuries such as copyright and trademark infringement in software, the Internet, and all forms of tangible media.

Her focused practice has made Julie a trusted resource in her field, often invited to submit papers and present on topics including data breach notification, security incident response, and defending against regulatory and consumer class actions.

Biography Summary

 

License

State License status Year acquired
Texas Eligible To Practice In Texas 2000
California Eligible To Practice In California 2010

Education

School Major Degree Graduated
University of Houston School of Law Law Juris Doctorate 2000
Texas A & M University - Corpus Christi English BA - Bachelor of Arts with Honors 1997

Clerkship

Year Judge
2000-2001 United States Magistrate Judge Adriana Arce-Flores

Affiliations

Position Association Name  
Member Alliance of Technology & Women  
Member Managed Service Providers Alliance  
Partner Microsoft Software Asset Management Partner  
Member United States Council of International Business  
Member National Association of Professional Women  
Member Executive Women's Golf Association  

Admissions

Courts
All Texas State Courts
All California State Courts
United States District Court for the Northern, Western, and Eastern Districts of Texas

Community

 
Womens Board of the Dallas Opera
Reading Radio Resource, Prom Night Executive Chair

Presentations

Date Presentation
March 2014 MSPAlliance MSPWorld Conference: Managed Services Contract Negotiation: How to Win More Business While Staying Safe! 
October 2013     MSPAlliance MSPWorld Conference: How to Compete as an MSP in a Regulated World 
September 2013 Dallas County Bar Association Computer Law Section CLE: Enterprise Software Licensing  
July 2013     Scott & Scott CLE Webinar: Hot Topics in Adobe Licensing 
March 2013 MSPAlliance MSPWorld Conference & Expo: Managing Risk, Compliance and Legal Hurdles in Your MSP & Cloud Practice  
October 2012 CAUCUS IT Procurement Summit: Key Strategies for Resolving Software Disputes 
October 2012     MSPAlliance MSPWorld Conference & Expo: Not on my Cloud! How to Differentiate your Cloud Offering 
March 2012 Scott & Scott Webinar: The Legal Risks of IBM Licensing 
February 2012 MSPAlliance MSPWorld Conference & Expo: Building a Verticle Around Regulated Industries to Increase Your Business 
November 2011 Texas Wesleyan Business Leadership Symposium: Enterprise Software Licensing, New Choices - New Obligations 
September 2011 MSPAlliance MSPWorld Conference & Expo: The HITECH Act and Its Impact on MSPs 
August 2010 NTEC Task Force Quarterly Meeting: Privacy, Network Security & the Law
June 2010 ISSA Meeting: Responding to Data Breaches
April 2010 Secure World Dallas Spotlight: Responding to Data Breaches
December 2009 MSP Alliance Webinar: Service Level Agreement Marketing, Legalities and Monitoring for the Managed Service Provider
November 2009 MSP Alliance: Using Service Level Agreements
August 2009 Brighttalk Webinar: Privacy, Network Security & the Law
May 2009 MSP Alliance: A Legal Guide to Managed Services
July 2007 Dallas CLE: Legally Defensible Privacy & Security Policies
June 2007 San Antonio CLE: Privacy, Network Security & the Law
May 2007 NASD Chicago: The Business Impact of Data Breach
May 2007 IT Compliance Institute: Legally Defensible Privacy & Security Policies
December 2006 Austin CLE: Privacy, Network Security & the Law
November 2006 Houston CLE: Privacy, Network Security & the Law
September 2006 Dallas CLE: Privacy, Network Security & the Law
July 2006 Dallas County Bar Association, Computer Law Section: Privacy, Network Security & the Law
May 2006 Ventura County Bar Association: Successfully Defending Software Audits
 

Publications

Publication Article
Texas Lawyer 4 Questions In-House Counsel Can Ask to Understand How to Protect Proprietary Information
Texas Lawyer     IT's Response to Software Audits Needs Legal's Input
The Licensing Journal Managing Software License Disputes: Cooperation or Litigation
American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Technology for the Litigator Defending Enterprise Clients in Publisher Software Audits
Texas Lawyer Copyright Protection and Lawyer Advertising
Texas Lawyer     Responding to Data and Security Breaches
Texas Wesleyan Law Review Enterprise Software Licensing: New Options - New Obligations
Texas Lawyer Click-Wrap, Shrink-Wrap, and Browse-Wrap Agreements
The ITAM Review IBM Virtualization; Five Hidden Costs
Scott & Scott, LLP Legal Issues in Autodesk Licensing Guide
Texas Lawyer Negotiating Enterprise Software Licenses
Enterprise Features  Winning the War Against Digital Espionage and Data Privacy Leaks
IT Compliance Institute Journal Privacy, Network Security and the Law
Texas Lawyer Managing Software License Disputes: Cooperation or Litigation
Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property Ethical Considerations for Attorneys Responding to a Data Breach
IT Compliance Institute Journal Laptop Data Breach: Mitigating Risks through Encryption & Liability Insurance
Journal of Legal Technology Risk Management Privacy, Network Security and the Law
MSPAlliance.com A Legal Guide to Managed Services

Media Coverage

Publication Topic
TechNewsWorld The Rise of Cybervigilantism
InformationWeek SAP Court Move Could Limit Oracle Evidence
E-Commerce Times 'Frivolous' Facebook Lawsuit May Have a Leg to Stand On
TMCnet.com Scott & Scott LLP Issues Response to Data Security Incident at Neiman Marcus