Laura K. Lin

Laura K. Lin

Laura K. Lin is a litigation partner in the San Francisco office of Munger, Tolles & Olson.

Ms. Lin's practice encompasses a range of business litigation matters, including contractual disputes and insurance coverage litigation. She also has a breadth of experience in intellectual property disputes, including claims brought under Copyright and Digital Millennium Copyright Acts and trade secret laws. Ms. Lin also has served as counsel in multiple appeals. In April 2016, she argued an appeal involving a $1.9 million contractual dispute before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Ms. Lin serves on the board of directors of the National Center for Youth Law and on the advisory board of One Justice, a nonprofit legal advocacy organization that supports more than 100 other legal nonprofit organizations. She chaired an office-wide campaign to support the local food bank for four consecutive years, fundraising approximately $290,000. Ms. Lin also volunteers with First Graduate, a San Francisco nonprofit aimed at helping students be the first person in their family to graduate from college, and various other community outreach programs focused on increasing access to educational and professional opportunities.


Key Representations

  • Disney and Lucasfilm in a variety of copyright and trademark counseling matters. Ms. Lin represented these clients as plaintiffs in successfully securing a consent judgment requiring an online retailer to cease displaying and selling infringing products.
  • LinkedIn in action against a website scraping LinkedIn data and reposting the data on its site. Representation led to a consent judgment in LinkedIn’s favor that permanently bars the defendant from scraping LinkedIn and orders it to destroy all the data it obtained.
  • LG Electronics in multi-district antitrust litigation based on allegation that manufacturers of cathode ray tubes conspired to fix prices. Ms. Lin briefed and argued a successful summary judgment motion securing the dismissal of more than $55.3 million in claimed damages.
  • GE Capital in defending actions by 16 competitors involving allegations of antitrust and RICO claims in Northern District of California relating to equipment leases.
  • A Fortune 100 company in conducting an internal investigation in connection with allegations of potential fraud, regulatory violations and False Claims Act violations.


Co-Author, “Northrop Ruling Highlights Insurability Of Settlements,” Law360, September 28, 2020