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Joel Chao-lee Lin

Joel Chao-Iee Lin

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About

Joel Lin focuses his practice in the area of patent litigation and has experience litigating patents in federal district courts, the ITC and before the PTAB for post-grant proceedings.

He has represented various companies in the mobile, semiconductor, video streaming, medical device, healthcare and life science industries, both asserting and defending against patents. In addition to Joel's patent experience, he also has experience with trade secret matters and helped obtain a complete reversal of verdicts on liability and damages in a matter regarding para-aramid fiber in the Eastern District of Virginia and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.

He earned his law degree at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering Computer Sciences from the University of California at Berkeley. Before attending law school, Joel worked as a support and software engineer in the mobile, aerospace and semiconductor industries.

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EXPERIENCE

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE
  • Representing a multinational medical device maker in offensive patent action relating to advanced bipolar electrosurgical device technology
  • Defending respondent Toshiba against claims of patent infringement with respect to semiconductor fabrication technology in the International Trade Commission
  • Defended Samsung in patent infringement lawsuit regarding semiconductor memory in the Northern District of Illinois and Patent Trials Appeals Board
  • Represented defendant Samsung in patent infringement action involving wireless communication standards in the Southern District of California
  • Represented defendant Samsung in patent infringement action regarding digital communications between electronic components in the Eastern District of Texas
  • Defended Blackberry against claims of patent infringement with respect to video streaming technologies in the Eastern District of Texas
  • Defended Toshiba in patent infringement lawsuit regarding semiconductor memory in the Northern District of California
Languages
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
Education
  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School 2011
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering Computer Sciences, University of California at Berkeley 2005

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