Eric Lin is an associate in the firm’s Intellectual Property Group. Mr. Lin focuses his practice on patent litigation and other complex intellectual property disputes, including trade secret disputes, in federal courts and before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). He has represented clients in intellectual property matters involving a broad range of technologies, including biotechnology, software, consumer electronics, medical devices, food science, packaging, and integrated circuits. Mr. Lin has extensive experience in all stages of litigation, including pre-suit investigation, pleadings, discovery, fact and expert depositions, motion practice, summary judgment, trial, and post-trial briefing.
Mr. Lin’s practice has also extended beyond litigation. He has significant experience preparing and prosecuting utility and design patent applications. He has also counseled clients and conducted substantial due diligence on potential acquisitions, licenses, and technology transfers.
Mr. Lin received his J.D. cum laude from Fordham University School of Law and his B.S. in biological sciences with honors (specialization: molecular and cell biology) from Stanford University. While attending Fordham, he was a member of the Fordham Law Review, externed at the Civil Division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, and interned for former Chief Judge Jennifer B. Coffman of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky. While and prior to attending Stanford, Mr. Lin worked in infectious diseases and cancer biology laboratories and was published in a peer-reviewed scientific journal.
Mr. Lin is a member of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association and Asian American Bar Association of New York and has spoken on or moderated panels regarding various topics, including design patents and entrepreneurship. He is proficient in Mandarin Chinese and has been an invited speaker regarding certain patent issues at academic institutions in Asia.
©1996-2019 Morrison & Foerster LLP. All rights reserved.