FisherBroyles Welcomes James Lin

Mar 28, 2024
  • FisherBroyles News

Palo Alto, California – February 19, 2024 — FisherBroyles, LLP is pleased to announce that James Lin has joined the firm as a Partner in Palo Alto. He joins after ten years as a Partner at TechKnowledge Law Group LLP.

James joins the Firm’s litigation practice, bringing over 20 years’ experience in patent litigation and licensing. Across his career, James has built a comprehensive skill set including licensing and settlement negotiations, pre-suit investigations, pleading stages, fact discovery, claim construction proceedings, and infringement and invalidity contentions.

James works with clients across the technology ecosystem including companies specializing in computer networking, telecommunications, cryptography, computer architecture, and semiconductors. He has represented some of the industry’s largest companies, such as Acer, Intel, and Sony Ericsson, achieving positive outcomes for his clients. Notably, he successfully served as a trial counsel for respondent/defendant Acer in a United States International Trade Commission (ITC) Section 337 action and two parallel federal district court litigations, resulting in no financial liability for the company.

Beyond his patent litigation expertise, James has significant experience in antitrust litigation, trade secrets litigation, and patent prosecution, highlighting his versatile legal acumen as he achieved multi-million dollar settlements for clients.

James’ prior experience includes roles at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP and Fenwick & West LLP.

He received his B.B.A. from The University of Texas at Austin, and his M.S. in Computer Science from the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis. James completed his J.D. at the Washington University in St. Louis School of Law.


Tom Lundin, Managing Partner – Litigation at FisherBroyles, said:

“We are thrilled to welcome James to FisherBroyles. His vast experience in patent law is second to none, and his addition to the litigation practice reflects the stellar roster of talent we have across the Firm.”


James Lin, Partner at FisherBroyles, said:

“I am excited to work alongside Tom and the excellent team of partners at FisherBroyles. The innovative distributed model offered by the firm will enable me to work flexibly and offer a first-class service to my clients.”


Further information


Tom Lundin, Managing Partner – Litigation
[email protected]

Direct: +1.678.778.8857


Ben Rothschild

[email protected]

Direct: +44 7564 584 439

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