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Linda D. Kennedy

Business Attorney at Troy, MI

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2
Practice areas
  1. Business
    50%
    Forming corporations and LLCs and bylaws and operating agreements, counseling and negotiating terms and conditions for non-competes, licenses, joint development agreements, NDAs, supply agreements, manufacturing agreements, etc.

  2. Intellectual property
    50%
    Opinions, counseling, litigation, prosecution, portfolio management, involving patents, trade secrets, trademarks, technical data rights, software, copyrights, etc.

I advise clients regarding strategic use of business assets such as patents, trade secrets, trademarks, and copyrights. I also help clients mitigate risks when launching new or improved products, hiring and firing personnel, and dealing with other issues relating to business, law and technology. 

 

 

 

Licensed for 24 years
State MI
Status Active And In Good Standing
Acquired 2002
Updated 10/06/2022
State IL
Status Active And Authorized To Practice Law
Acquired 1998
Updated 10/11/2022

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Panagos Kennedy PLLC
3331 West Big Beaver Rd.
Suite 102
Troy, MI, 48084

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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • PANAGOS KENNEDY
  • 2019 - Present
  • Intellectual Property Counsel
  • United Technologies Corp (now Raytheon Technologies Corp)
  • 2016 - 2019
  • Partner
  • Butzel Long PC
  • 2012 - 2016
  • Partner
  • Rader, Fishman & Grauer, PLLC (now www.fishstewip.com)
  • 2005 - 2012
  • In-house Counsel
  • Dow Chemical Corporation
  • 2002 - 2005
  • Associate Patent Attorney
  • Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione (now www.brinksgilson.com)
  • 1998 - 2002
  • Information Developer
  • IBM Corporation
  • 1991 - 1994
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Education

  • University of Minnesota Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1998
  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1996
  • Michigan Technological University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1991

Legal Cases

  • ML Chartier v. United Tank Trailer Co.
  • Settled
  • Adrian Steel v. Knapheide Manufacturing
  • Settled
  • Smilebond Systems v. GC America
  • Settled
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Associations

  • United States Supreme Court Bar
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Member
  • 2002 - Present
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Registered Patent Attorney
  • 1999 - Present
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Member
  • 1998 - Present
  • Michigan Technological University Alumni Association
  • Life Director
  • N/A
  • University of Minnesota Alumni Association
  • Life Member
  • N/A
  • Michigan Technological University Board of Trustees
  • Trustee
  • 2013 - 2020
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Lawyer of the Year in "Litigation - Patent" for Troy, MI
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2022
  • Best Lawyer - Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2021
  • Super Lawyer
  • Michigan Super Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Super Lawyer
  • Michigan Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Leading Lawyer
  • Law Bulletin Publishing Company
  • 2020
  • Leading Lawyer
  • Law Bulletin Publishing Company
  • 2019
  • Lawyer of Distinction - Intellectual Property
  • Lawyers of Distinction
  • 2019
  • Notable Women in Law
  • Crain's Detroit Business
  • 2019
  • Top Lawyers (Intellectual Property and Litigation-Patent)
  • DBusiness
  • 2017
  • Best Lawyer in Patent Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2017
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Publications

  • Laches
  • Managing Commercial Litigation with In-house and Outside Counsel Teams
  • 2020
  • ABA The Woman Advocate Newsletter
  • Early Resolution of a Lawsuit
  • 2017
  • Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Michigan)
  • How-To Toolkit "Prepare and file a Trademark Infringement Suit"
  • 2016
  • Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal
  • Medical Device Patents: Design or Utility?
  • 2015
  • Michigan Lawyers Weekly
  • Copycats Not Allowed
  • 2010
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Speaking Engagements

  • Women in IP
  • Fostering Inventorship in Women and The Search for Equality in Innovation
  • 2021

Attorney endorsements

Received (1)
Given (2)
Intellectual property Attorney | Apr 21
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer. Linda is one of the best and brightest lawyers I know."
Intellectual property
Intellectual property