Specializes in patent prosecution and post-grant proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Mr. Lin has drafted and prosecuted towards allowance patent applications in the electrical and computer arts, including power distribution equipment, regenerative power systems, and wireless network infrastructure. Mr. Lin prepares design applications directed to ornamental design of medical devices, GUIs and icons. His experience also includes advising clients on patentability and non-infringement.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Lin worked four years at NASA as an electrical engineer for the Dryden Flight Research Center. He designed, programmed and tested flight control systems for various aircraft, including unmanned aerial vehicles.


J.D. University of Connecticut 2011
B.S. Northwestern University 2004


IP Certificate, University of Connecticut
CALI Excellence Award, IP Clinic

Court Admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


American Intellectual Property Law Association


Using Ex Parte Patent Appeals To Advance Prosecution, Law360, March 15, 2016
Platform Precision Autopilot Overview And Flight Test Results, AIAA 2008-6461
Guidance And Control Of An Autonomous Soaring UAV, NASA/TM 2007-214611/Rev1

​Blog Posts

The Rise of Artificial Intelligence Will Usher Changes to Patent Law, December 3, 2019
Can AI Reshape the Landscape of IP?, August 16, 2019
Now That You Have a Patent, What to Do With It, April 11, 2019
The Art of Patent War: A Global Patent Strategy, January 8, 2019
Out with BRI and In with Phillips: USPTO Adopts Federal Circuit’s Claim Construction Standard for PTAB Proceedings, October 18, 2018
Federal Circuit Prescribes a Treatment for § 101 Disorder, July 3, 2018
Drones are Swarming the USPTO, November 29, 2017
The Importance of Obviousness Arguments in an IPR, April 26, 2017
GUI Claims Upheld as Patent-Eligible by Federal Circuit, January 31, 2017

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