Richard Lin is a versatile litigator with over a decade of experience representing clients in patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, antitrust, class action, and other complex litigation. His current practice focuses on representing individuals and small businesses in intellectual property and other commercial disputes in state and federal courts throughout the country.
A registered patent attorney, Richard has handled matters in a wide variety of technologies, including computer hardware and software, e-commerce systems, semiconductors, wireless communications equipment, medical devices, and biotechnology.
Richard was recognized as a "Rising Star" in the 2012 and 2013 editions of Northern California Super Lawyers, an honor that is awarded to no more than 2.5% of California lawyers.
Licensed since 2000
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Rising Star||Northern California Super Lawyers||2013|
|Rising Star||Northern California Super Lawyers||2012|
|Managing Attorney||Banys, P.C.||2013 - Present|
|Attorney||The Lanier Law Firm||2011 - 2013|
|Senior Associate||Howrey LLP||2006 - 2011|
|Law Clerk||U.S. District Court, Central District Of Calif.||2005 - 2006|
|Associate||Day Casebeer Madrid & Batchelder, LLP||2000 - 2005|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Silicon Valley||Co-chair, Small Firm/Solo Practitioner Committee||2014 - Present|
|Banys, P.C. website||I think someone is infringing my patent. What do I do?||2013|
|Antitrust Counterattack in Intellectual Property Litigation Handbook||Antitrust Counterattack in Intellectual Property Litigation Handbook||2010|
|2007 Annual Review of Antitrust Law Developments||Antitrust Issues Involving Intellectual Property||2008|
|Harvard University Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2000|
|Stanford University||Biology||BS - Bachelor of Science||1997|
|Stanford University||Psychology||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1996|