Ms. Lin’s practice focuses on patent litigation, post-grant proceedings, and patent prosecution and counseling in an array of engineering fields, including electrical and computer engineering. She has litigated patents in federal district courts and the International Trade Commission (ITC), and represented clients before the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), all across a wide range of technology industries, including microprocessors, wireless devices, medical devices and artificial intelligence. Leveraging her technical background, Haixia has counseled clients on patent portfolio strategy for their AI innovations, patent infringement risk for their AI products and IP risks of generative AI tools.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Lin served as a technical advisor at a law firm in Boston, Massachusetts while attending law school full-time. While there, she devised patent portfolio strategies for clients, drafted and prosecuted applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and advised clients on issues of patentability, freedom-to-operate, validity and infringement.

As a graduate student at MIT, Ms. Lin was a research assistant in the Laboratory for Information Decision Systems and a teaching assistant for courses in dynamic programming, discrete stochastic processes and probabilistic systems analysis. She was awarded the Carlton E. Tucker Teaching Award by the MIT Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science for her work as a teaching assistant.


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  • Education

    • JD, Harvard Law School, 2010

    • MEng, Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2002

    • BS, Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001

      Eta Kappa Nu Honor Society
  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

    • Massachusetts

    • US Patent and Trademark Office



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