Julien Crockett is an associate in the Bay Area office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.


Thought Leadership


“Capricious Patent Boundaries: The "Reliberalization" of Post-Issuance Patent Claim Amendments,” Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Forthcoming Spring 2021

“The Fourth Wave of Technology Standardization: What 5G's Heterogenous Nature Means for the Future of Technology Governance,” Geo. L. Tech. Rev., Forthcoming 2021

“Morality: An Important Consideration at the Patent Office,” 108 California Law Review, February 2020

“A Chinese Silicon Valley? Not So Fast,” Los Angeles Review of Books, December 2019

“The Digital Revolution: Digital Edition,” Los Angeles Review of Books, August 2017 (co-editor)

“Can a Machine be Alive?” Los Angeles Review of Books, July 2017

“Looking for Meaning: Alan Lightman Reimagines his Southern Home,” Los Angeles Review of Books, April 2015


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2021California


  • United States District Court for the Central District of California
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of California


  • English
  • French


  • University of California, Berkeley, School of LawJ.D.2020

    Law and Technology Certificate

    California Law Review

    Berkeley Journal of International Law

    Board Member, Patent Law Society

    Graduate Student Researcher, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Professor of Law Robert Merges

  • University of California, Los AngelesB.A., English (World Literature & French Concentration)2014

    Research Assistant, Centre Scientifique et Technique du Batiment (CSTB University de Paris-Est, Paris, France)

    Research Assistant, Professor Robert Watson