Lin Axamethy Floyd


  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D.
  • Pacific Lutheran University, M.A., Higher Education Administration and Counseling
  • University of Rhode Island, B.A., Chemistry, Biology, Secondary Education


  • Pennsylvania
  • U. S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Practice Area

Related Industry


  • The Best Lawyers in America¬©, Patent Law (2021)


  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • American Bar Association


  • Frequent in-house speaker on patent law and practice
  • China Patent Office, lecture series on U.S. patent law

Community Involvement

  • Malacology Research, Academy of Natural Sciences; volunteer
  • Media-Upper Providence Free Library; vice president
  • Elder at Wallingford Presbyterian Church, Wallingford, Pa.
  • Fair Districts PA, volunteer
  • Nether Providence Township; past president, board of commissioners
  • Building One Pennsylvania/SE PA First Suburbs Project; past member, steering committee
  • Delaware County Habitat for Humanity; past member and board of directors

Lin Axamethy Floyd

Of Counsel(484) 318-2492
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Lin is an Of Counsel member and a U. S. Patent and Trademark Office registered patent attorney in the firm’s Intellectual Property Law group. She is also a member of the firm’s Food & Agribusiness Industry Group.

Lin’s IP practice draws on an extensive in-house corporate career focused on patent preparation, prosecution, and patent portfolio development, management, and analysis. Her technical experience is in the fields of biotechnology, agricultural and chemical products and processes, and diagnostic devices. Lin is an effective speaker and trainer on patenting, trade secrets, and economic espionage laws. She has counseled businesses on interactions with higher education, research institutions, and other entities with regard to R&D agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and the protection of biological materials. Lin also works with agriculture-based companies in protecting their intellectual property in the highly competitive industry.

Prior to associating with Barley Snyder, Lin was a corporate patent counsel with E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company and a consulting patent attorney for FMC Corporation. Lin holds a B.A. (Chemistry and Biology) from the University of Rhode Island, and a J.D. from Temple University’s Beasley School of Law.


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