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Addie practices intellectual property and commercial litigation, with substantial experience in cases involving patent, trademark and copyright infringement, trade secret misappropriation and unfair competition. Her practice also includes representing clients in complex commercial litigation relating to software licensing, breach of contract claims, fraud, and business-related torts.


  • University of California, Davis School of Law, 1994, J.D., Notes and Comments Editor of the UC Davis Law Review, 1993-1994; Author of "Can Choreography and Copyright Waltz Together in the Wake of Horgan V. Macmillan, Inc.?," 27 UC Davis L. Rev. 757 (Spring 1994)
  • University of California, 1988, B.A., high honors
  • University of California, 1988, B.F.A., high honors

  • California

  • Honorable Saundra Brown Armstrong, U.S. District Court - Northern District of California