Linda has over 35 years of experience in intellectual property, antitrust, and competitive torts. She is named in The Best Lawyers in America for Intellectual Property and Franchise Law, and for Intellectual Property in Alabama Super Lawyers. Linda is a past chair of the Alabama Bar Association’s Section of Antitrust and Business Torts, and has lectured frequently on trademark and copyright topics, trade secret protection, as well as state and federal antitrust issues.
Linda’s litigation practice concentrates in trade regulation and marketing matters, including antitrust, competitive torts, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, franchisee/franchisor disputes, distributor/supplier disputes, and covenants not to compete. Linda regularly advises clients in these areas and on contract and distribution issues, and software contracts. Her practice includes selection, registration, and protection of trademarks; copyrights; licensing; and dispute resolutions. Linda has assisted clients in filing trademark applications in approximately 90 countries, and has defended and prosecuted opposition and cancellation proceedings in the U.S. and several foreign countries.