Linda K. Stevens is an intellectual property litigator and counselor. She has extensive experience in resolving — both inside and outside of the courtroom — intellectual property and other commercial disputes. In addition to her courtroom work, Ms. Stevens has acted as general outside counsel to several intellectual property-focused clients, assisting them with all legal aspects of their business.
For example, Ms. Stevens' experience includes:
- Obtaining (and defeating requests for) emergency injunctive relief in trade secrets, non-compete and other commercial disputes;
- Drafting non-competition, non-disclosure and other agreements to assist clients in protecting their valuable business information and customer relationships;
- Designing information protection programs, including appropriate contracts and policies as well as computer and network-based security measures;
- Helping clients to minimize the risk of liability (and to avoid being sued in the first place) when hiring employees away from the competition;
- Drafting intellectual property licenses and other contracts to assist clients in realizing maximum value from their intangible assets.
Ms. Stevens also writes and speaks extensively regarding the substantive legal, procedural and practical issues arising in trade secrets cases and "departing employee" litigation.