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 a number of technical and legal areas, including molecular biology, immunology, diagnostics, microarrays, biomarkers, and medical devices.  Most recently he worked as an associate with a Seattle-based IP firm.

Prior to 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.

Professional & Community Activities

American Intellectual Property Law Association, Member


  • University of Washington School of Law, J.D. (2007)
  • University of Washington, Ph.D., Molecular Genetics (1990)
  • University of Washington, B.A., Zoology (1984)
    cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Washington (2007)


  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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