Landin Boring focuses his practice on patent acquisition and counseling in the Chemical & Life Sciences industry area. He prosecutes patents for clients in the U.S. and abroad and provides patentability, patent validity, infringement, and freedom-to-operate counseling to assist clients in business planning.

Dr. Boring has experience in several technical and legal areas, including molecular biology, antibody technologies, CRISPR/Cas and related gene-editing technologies, immunology, diagnostics, microarrays, biomarkers, small molecule therapeutics, and medical devices.

Before practicing law, Dr. Boring was a post-doctoral fellow with Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute in Seattle, a staff research investigator with the Gladstone Institutes in San Francisco, and a molecular biology group leader at Xenogen Biosciences in Cranbury, New Jersey.

Dr. Boring was recognized as a 2014 Northern California "Rising Star" in the area of Intellectual Property by Super Lawyers magazine. He was also selected as a 2010 Washington "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers magazine.


University of Washington School of Law J.D. (2007)

University of Washington Ph.D. (1990) Molecular Genetics

University of Washington B.A. (1984) Zoology, cum laude


Washington (2007)

Court Admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional & Community Activities

American Intellectual Property Law Association, Member

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