Linda has 40 years of litigation and transactional experience in connection with copyrights. She is named in The Best Lawyers in America® and Alabama Super Lawyers for Intellectual Property. Recently Linda participated on a committee appointed to draft standard jury instructions for copyright cases in the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. She has also lectured frequently on copyright topics, including computer software, fair use, and rights of artists and authors.
Transactional and Consulting Practice
Litigation and Other Dispute Resolution
Linda has successfully represented copyright owners as well as alleged copyright infringers in federal courts and in arbitration. She also regularly represents businesses and individuals out of court in pursuing and defending infringement claims and negotiating settlements. The infringement claims have involved copyrights in a wide array of products, including house plans, photographs, greeting cards, jewelry, furniture and building materials that incorporate non-functional designs, novels and educational materials.