Linda Zachariah

Linda Zachariah

Senior Counsel


  • Trademarks, Copyrights, Marketing and Advertising
  • Patents
  • Intellectual Property
  • Trademarks, Copyrights, Marketing and Advertising

WSG Practice Industries


Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt
Washington, U.S.A.


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.

Bar Admissions

  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Washington State Courts


  • University of California at Los Angeles, Bachelor of Science degree
  • University of Washington School of Law, Juris Doctor degree
Areas of Practice

Intellectual Property | Patents | Trademarks, Copyrights, Marketing and Advertising | Transactions, Licensing and E-commerce

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

  • 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).


  • Tax Reform: What Does the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Mean for the Technology Industry?
  • Check out our exclusive video interview with Brendan Rauw, Vice President of OHSU Technology Transfer and Business Development