Linda Shudy Lecomte, based in the firm’s New York office, focuses primarily on patent counseling, including due diligence evaluations, opinions, licensing and negotiations, patent portfolio management, cross-border pre-litigation preparation, and patent prosecution (both foreign and domestic), with particular emphasis in the electrical, computer software, biomedical, and mechanical arts. On behalf of clients, she has litigated and arbitrated in the patent, trade secret, and licensing practices.
Ms. Lecomte is an electrical engineer and a U.S. attorney. Ms. Lecomte's experience covers a vast range of technologies, including telecommunications, software applications and legacy systems, computer devices and peripherals, semiconductors, interactive entertainment systems, automotive components, and medical devices. With over 15 years at Kenyon & Kenyon LLP, Ms. Lecomte has counseled a wide range of clients, from multinational corporations to small businesses to individuals.
Ms. Lecomte is co-chair of Kenyon’s Video Game Law Practice Group, whose work earned the firm a ranking from Interactive Age as one of the top five law firms representing video game companies. She is recognized as being one of America’s Top Patent Prosecutors of 2011 by Patent Buddy, a peer review based legal referral guide.
Prior to joining the New York office, Ms. Lecomte worked for the firm in Frankfurt, Germany for three years.