Speaker Biography

Linda Judge

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Linda R. Judge is an intellectual property attorney with over twenty years of legal experience in transactional and patent work for biotech, clean tech, chemical, pharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostics companies, mostly start-ups.

Linda has worked as an in-house attorney and in small and large law firms, often serving as a liaison between technical, business and legal teams.

As an angel investor for approximately 10 years and an active member of Sand Hill Angels, Linda has invested in numerous startups across many technical areas, and serves as an advisor, mentor and coach for a number of small companies.

Linda also has scientific experience in the laboratory setting as a bench scientist and manager,  has a J.D. from Santa Clara University and an M.S. in Environmental Chemistry from U.C. Berkeley.