Biography

Lin has extensive experience in prosecuting patents in several technical areas including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, chemistry, and advanced materials.

Lin's additional focuses include medical diagnostics, immunotherapeutics, drug formulation and delivery, nanotechnology, microfluidics, microscopy, chromatography, and industrial chemical and biochemical processes. Lin also provides opinions, litigation support, and patent strategic advice, and is experienced in patent due diligence and post-grant proceedings. Lin's practice focuses on providing efficient and insightful patent drafting and prosecution for universities, early-stage companies, and large corporations internationally.

Prior to practicing law, Lin had an academic research career in the U.S., Germany, and Austria, taught biophysics, physiology, and pharmacology, and was a grant review administrator at the National Institutes of Health. As a patent lawyer, Lin has more than 20 years of experience working at law firms in the Boston and Washington, D.C. areas, as well as serving as an in-house patent attorney at a major biotechnology company.

Lin plays classical guitar and is a member of the Boston Classical Guitar Society. He also enjoys listening to music, hiking, and traveling.

Services/Industries

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center  (J.D.)
  • Vanderbilt University  (Ph.D.)
  • Tulane University  (B.S., summa cum laude)

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • Maryland

Memberships

  • Member, Life Sciences Patent Network Connect

Court and Other Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Firm Highlights

Event

MAME's 32nd Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament

Please join us as we sponsor MAME’s 32nd Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament! Proceeds go to the MAME Scholarship Fund to help support students interested in entering the manufacturing and trade industry in Maine. At...

News

Advice from Former Portland Charter Commission

On June 23, Portland Phoenix published an article, "Those who have been there predict Portland Charter Commission faces steep learning curve," discussing the organizational meeting with Portland's newly elected Charter Commission. In the meeting...

Blog

Connecticut Employers Take Note – Cease Seeking Past Pay Information

Big changes are coming to Connecticut employers and with it, many organizational hiring practices with the passage of HB Number 6380. HB Number 6380 limits the disclosure of wage information from past positions. Currently...

Matter

Copyright Litigation: Software

Defended equipment manufacturer in copyright dispute involving firmware for digital subscriber line access multiplexers (“DSLAMs”). Case resolved favorably.

Blog

Future of Non-Competes: Insights into Executive Order Promoting Competition in the American Economy

Blog

Massachusetts Now Requires Paid COVID-19 Leave for all Employees

Massachusetts now requires all employers, regardless of size, with Massachusetts employees to offer employees paid, job-protected leave for certain COVID-19-related reasons, including to get or recover from a COVID-19 vaccine. Massachusetts also has established...

News

Maine's Evolving Economy and the Future of Remote Work

On June 8, Maine Public published "The Future of Remote Work: The Outlook for Maine Employers and Workers As Offices Re-Open," covering its Maine’s Evolving Economy series that focuses on the shifts in Maine’s...

Publication/Podcast

Portland Maine Business Podcast with Tawny Alvarez

On this week's Portland Maine Business Podcast , a podcast with Shelby Turcotte of Shelby Trained, he interviews employment and labor attorney Tawny Alvarez who shares stories that contributed to shaping her as a...

Matter

Trademark Litigation: Software

Represented trademark owner in litigation with foreign software company. Successfully defeated motion to dismiss on jurisdictional grounds, which was affirmed on appeal. Also successfully defeated summary judgment motion, which resulted in case settling before...

Publication/Podcast

Can Nonprofits Require COVID-19 Vaccines?

On June 10, employment and labor attorney Tawny Alvarez spoke with Maine Association of Nonprofits for its blog post "Help Desk FAQ: Can Nonprofits Require COVID-19 Vaccines?" As MANP continues to receive questions from...

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