Lee & Lin IP PLLC

We specialize in securing and protecting intellectual properties.

Who We Are

We are a group of experienced IP attorneys who believe that great legal service should not cost a great fortune. For over a decade, our attorneys have been trusted legal advisors to our clients. At Lee & Lin IP PLLC, our people are our strength. Our attorneys are passionate about solving our clients’ problems. We provide legal solutions that seamlessly fit the vision of our clients’ business.

What We Do

We help our clients secure and protect intellectual property rights around the world. We counsel clients, large and small, from boot-strapped startups to multi-national corporations, assisting them in accomplishing their business vision while guiding them in cultivating their intellectual properties. We strive to help clients grow through sound IP strategy and management.

Patent Filing

We work with inventors to prepare and draft U.S. utility patent applications and/or design patent applications. For international protection, we manage and coordinate international filings to ensure consistency and to maximize protection coverage.

IP Enforcement & Litigations

We help companies protect their business, whether through enforcing their IP rights or defending infringement allegations or litigations.  We perform pre-litigation investigation and analysis.  We counsel clients on enforcement planning and strategy.

Patent Filing

We help companies protect their brands. We perform searches and and prepare  U.S. trademark registrations. We also coordinate and manage international filings. We institute and defend opposition and cancellation proceedings.

Technology Licensing

We help our clients’ business grow by assisting them in technology licensing, both as licensors or licensees. We review,  negotiate and draft licenses while advising our clients on issues related to agreements.

Due Dilligence

We support IP-driven business activities such as M & A or startup investment/fundraising.  We review, analyze and manage IP portfolios and make sure these assets are property protected.

IP Strategy & Counseling

We craft IP strategies that fit our clients’ business needs. Whether they want to stay small or grow , we counsel clients along the way to make sure their IP assets are secured and maximized.

Portfolio Analysis & Management

We help our clients get a handle of their IP assets, from surveying what they have to counseling them on the patent landscape and monetization strategies.

Freedom to Operate

We help our clients mange their IP risk exposure by conducting freedom to operate studies. We perform product clearance and noninfringment analysis and help our clients design-around blocking IPs.

Patent Filing

We make sure our clients’ artistic expressions are protected by registering their work with the U.S. Copyright Office.  We counsel clients on copyright and fair use issues.

Cultivate your IP


Your company’s intellectual capital is its greatest asset. Not only is it comprised of the commercial value of licenses, brand names, trademarks, and patents, but also the sum total of all of its knowledge and intellectual property. 

your IP is your advantage


As business moves away from a more traditional industrial economy, intellectual capital will become increasingly important.  Protect what’s yours and use it to your advantage.


Our Leadership Team

Two trailblazing women attorneys who believe in their work and their shared values, together created a firm to provide top-notch legal services to clients.  They also strive to inspire others, who join them, to innovate and deliver.

Jeong Lee-Nago
Co-founding partner

J.D. Columbia University
B.S.  SUNY Binghamton

Admitted to Practice: New York, USPTO

Ms. Lee-Nago is a intellectual  property law specialist, concentrating on patent prosecution, technology licensing, freedom to operate and opinion work in a wide range of industries. She oversees product clearance work as well as patentability studies for clients to help them minimize their risks.  She is also an expert in counseling clients on global patent issues and related strategies.

Rita H. Lin
co-founding partner

J.D. Boston University School of Law
B.S. Massachuettes Institute of Technology

Admitted to Practice: California, New York,
New Jersey, USPTO

Ms. Lin focuses on patent and trademark issues encountered by startups and emerging growth companies, both domestic and international. She helps clients develop and implement forward-thinking IP strategiesthat would complement and empower her clients’ growth.  She also has experiences counseling clients on China related IP issues, and works with foreign attorneys to protect clients’ overseas interests.

Client Industries

Mobile App

Academic Research


Medical Devices



Sports Equipment

Consumer Electronics


Green Technologies

Food Services


Say Hello

Contact us now and and see how Lee & Lin IP can help you secure and protect your IP.

Lee & Lin IP PLLC

347 Fifth Avenue
Suite 1402
New York, NY

(646) 719-0522