Lin Hymel Elected to Board of the North Shore Technology Council

The law firm of McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton Professional Association is pleased to announce that Lin Hymel, J.D., Ph.D has been elected to the Board of the North Shore Technology Council.
Lin is Of Counsel in McLane’s Intellectual Property Group focusing his practice on patent prosecution, client counseling, patent reexamination, and patent litigation with particular attention to the life sciences, pharmaceuticals, materials science and medical device sectors. 
Prior to joining the firm, Dr. Hymel was a partner with the Boston, Massachusetts law firm of Weingarten, Schurgin, Gagnebin & Lebovici, LLP, where he focused on U.S. and foreign patent prosecution for early stage companies and academic institutions.  Before that, he was with the firm of Edwards, Angell, Palmer & Dodge, LLP in Boston, Massachusetts and Banner & Witcoff in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Hymel was previously a patent attorney with Human Genome Sciences in Rockville, Maryland, where he worked on patent prosecution in the U.S. and worldwide.
He is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and Maryland and is a registered patent attorney with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He is a member of the American Intellectual Property Association and the Boston Patent Law Association, where he co-chairs the Chemical Practice Committee.
Dr. Hymel received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, his Ph.D. in molecular biology from Vanderbilt University, and his B.S. degree from Tulane University. He has taught and done research at European universities and is fluent in the German language. He was assistant professor of physiology at Tulane University School of Medicine.
He lives in Norton, Massachusetts, and can be reached at or at McLane’s Woburn office at 781-904-2706.
About McLane Law Firm
Founded in 1919, McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton Professional Association is the largest full-service law firm in the state of New Hampshire, with offices in Manchester, Concord and Portsmouth, as well as Woburn, Massachusetts. Driven by the firm’s depth of sophisticated legal expertise and an unwavering commitment to client service, McLane has built collaborative and lasting relationships with a broad spectrum of domestic and international clients.