Kim Donovan joined GCA Law Partners LLP as a litigation partner in November 2003. Her practice includes litigation in the areas of intellectual property, employment and general business disputes. She focuses on counseling clients to achieve their business goals through litigation strategy and management, including avoiding litigation and using dispute resolution when appropriate.
Previously, Ms. Donovan had been a principal with Fish & Richardson P.C. While with Fish & Richardson, from March 2000 through November 2003, Ms. Donovan handled intellectual property litigation matters, primarily consisting of patent and trademark infringement cases. From 1992 through 2000, Ms. Donovan was in the Intellectual Property and Complex Litigation practice group at Ropers, Majeski, Kohn & Bentley. She handled a variety of litigation, including patent, trademark and copyright infringement cases, misappropriation of trade secret actions, antitrust and RICO cases, employment disputes (representing both plaintiffs and defendants) and general business litigation. She has significant trial experience in cases involving patent, trademark, trade secret and contract disputes. She has practiced before federal and state courts and the International Trade Commission, and she has handled binding and non-binding arbitrations in numerous tribunals.
Ms. Donovan earned her B.S. in Business Management and Commerce from Santa Clara University in 1983. She graduated cum laude with a J.D. from Pepperdine University School of Law in 1992.