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Gordon K. Lin, Ph.D.*

Patent Agent

*Names that appear with an asterisk indicate a Michael Best professional not admitted to practice law.


Gordon is an experienced patent agent who guides clients’ electric and electronic patent applications, including PCT National Stage priority applications, through the process to grant. He assists in securing both U.S. and international patents and frequently works with European and Asian patent offices, among other foreign offices.

He also provides assistance to attorneys on validity, infringement, and Freedom to Operate analyses and opinions. Gordon has assisted attorneys with numerous post-grant matters including inter partes review and ex parte reexamination requests.

Gordon is experienced with a variety of technologies, most notably wireless and wired networks, computing devices, satellite and wireless communications, security applications, semiconductors, Internet of Things (IoT), and GPS and other location-based services.

Before becoming a patent agent, he spent a number of years in industry roles – in research and development, as a lead systems engineer, and in leadership positions.

Professional Activities

  • Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)




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