Lin Li

Lin Li, PhD

Associate | Electrical & Computer Technologies
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  • BS, Electronic Science and Technology, Southeast University
  • PhD, Electronic and Computer Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • JD, George Mason Law School

Key Technologies

  • Artificial Intelligence 
  • Augmented and Virtual Reality
  • Biomedical Technologies
  • Digital Health
  • Energy 
  • Semiconductors
  • Wireless Communications

Practice Groups


  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin Chinese

Admitted to Practice

  • District of Columbia
  • US Patent and Trademark Office


  • Washington, DC


Lin Li helps clients with IP issues, such as patent portfolio development and dispute resolutions. Lin is experienced in advising clients from industry leading start-ups to multinational companies, and appreciates the need to provide strategies tailored to each client’s unique goals in developing their IP.  

Lin has drafted and prosecuted hundreds of patent applications, provided dozens of freedom-to-operate opinions, and supported pre-litigation efforts, such as prior art search, invalidity, and infringement analyses. Bilingual in Chinese and English, Lin has advised clients on cross-border issues, such as developing effective and economic global filing strategies and dispute resolutions. 

Prior to becoming a patent attorney, Lin had over a decade of experience working in a multinational technology company and as a technology specialist at Wolf Greenfield. As a result, Lin is experienced in a wide range of technologies, such as artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, digital health (telehealth, wearable device, therapeutics, drug discovery), energy (storage, electric charging infrastructure), image processing, wireless communications (5G, Wi-Fi 6), and semiconductors.

Client Testimonial

I’ve been super pleased with and impressed by Lin’s work product. There have been several prosecution items where she has picked up on subtleties that other practitioners might miss. She is a pleasure to work with!


  • Drafted and prosecuted hundreds of patent applications.
  • Provided dozens of freedom-to-operate opinions.
  • Supported pre-litigation efforts in US courts and before PTAB, such as prior art search, invalidity, and infringement contentions.
  • Developed response strategies for clients in defending post-grant challenges in China. 


  • Federal Circuit Bar Association
  • The Pauline Newman IP American Inn of Court
  • Wolf Greenfield Associates Committee, Member (2022-2023)


  • Best Paper Award at IEEE Conference on Electron Devices and Solid-State Circuits (2008)
  • Trustee Academic Scholarship, Law School Dean's Scholarship, and Honorable Mention Brief Award in Legal Practice Skills from Suffolk University
  • Member of George Mason Law School’s team in 2021 Giles Rich Intellectual Property Moot Court Competition