Licia Vaughn concentrates on intellectual property protection and litigation, including patent, copyright, trademark and trade secret litigation.

Licia manages DLA Piper's Intellectual Property and Technology group, comprising over 220 attorneys across the United States. She also assists in managing the firm's Global Intellectual Property and Technology group, made up of 500 lawyers spanning 24 countries. The practices Licia manages include patent litigation, patent prosecution, trademark, copyright, media, technology licensing, telecommunications, outsourcing, franchise, privacy, and data security.

Dedicated to advancing women in the law, Licia instituted DLA Piper's annual Women in IP Law educational seminar and networking program in 2007, featuring women who are leaders in the field of intellectual property and providing women in IP with opportunities for networking and mentoring.