Linda Zachariah drafts and negotiates a variety of commercial and technology-related agreements, including software, hardware, and content licensing agreements; Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) agreements; service-level agreements (SLAs); and master service agreements (MSAs). Her practice encompasses a wide variety of areas, including formation and/or representation of Standard Development Organizations (technology trade organizations or SDOs) as well as patent prosecution and trademark matters.
Linda began her career at a prominent intellectual property boutique, where she worked on a variety of intellectual property transactions and prepared, filed, and obtained patents for Fortune 100 multinational companies in the computer memory, wireless, software, Internet and e-commerce technology fields.
With more than 15 years as a technology attorney, Linda employs a successful approach that stems from integrating knowledge of the industry, listening intently to clients’ needs, and in-depth experience serving start-ups as well as mid-size to larger companies.
- Represented industry leaders in patent-related matters in a wide range of technology areas including optics, hardware, software, Internet-of-Things, autonomous vehicles, networking and e-commerce technologies.
- Negotiated master service level agreements and SaaS agreements to close deals with the nation’s largest hospital and healthcare systems for cloud-based software services.
- Served as General Counsel to a digital medical start-up.
- Negotiated a diverse range of agreements ranging from routine operational agreements to terms in federal government contracts, including Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS).
Memberships & Awards
- Licensing Executives Society, Member
- Asian Bar Association of Washington, Member
- Social Venture Partners, K-12 Education Grant Committee (2017-2018)
- King County Bar Association, Family Law Mentor Program, Volunteer (2008)
- University of Washington School of LawJuris Doctor degree
- University of California at Los AngelesBachelor of Science degree
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Washington State Courts