Lindsay Calkins focuses her practice on intellectual property litigation, representing IP owners and defendants in disputes involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets in federal district courts and in the International Trade Commission.

Lindsay has experience working with clients in a variety of technologies, including drone, multispectral camera, mapping, automotive connectivity, fitness tracking, and computer memory. She has advised clients on risk mitigation, legal strategy, privacy issues, data security, and government investigations.

Prior to joining COJK, Lindsay was a litigator at a nationally recognized litigation boutique firm, where she represented technology companies of all sizes in multimillion-dollar commercial and intellectual property disputes, including patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation. For her successful work arguing on behalf of a major fitness-tracking device company, she was recently profiled in the Puget Sound Business Journal.

Lindsay obtained her law degree from The University of Chicago Law School, where she was a member of The University of Chicago Law Review. She earned her bachelor’s degree with honors from Princeton University. Lindsay also previously served as an attorney for Washington Appellate Project, where she directly represented clients in all levels of Washington Appellate Courts. Prior to entering private practice, Lindsay served as a law clerk to the Honorable Betty B. Fletcher of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

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  • Professional Experience

    • Christensen O’Connor Johnson KindnessPLLC
      Seattle, WA, 2018 – present
    • Harrigan Leyh Farmer & Thompsen L.L.P.
      Seattle, WA, 2018
    • Susman Godfrey L.L.P.
      Seattle, WA, 2013 - 2018
    • The Honorable Judge Betty B. Fletcher
      Law Clerk, Seattle, WA, 2012 – 2013
    • Washington Appellate Project
      Seattle, WA, 2011 - 2012
  • Professional Affiliations

    • American Bar Association
    • King County Bar Association
    • Washington Women Lawyers

Education

    • J.D., The University of Chicago Law School, 2011
    • A.B., cum laude, Princeton University, 2005

Bar & Court Admissions

    • Appeals Courts: Federal Circuit and Ninth Circuit
    • District Courts: E.D. Mich., W.D. Wash.
    • Washington State Bar
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