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Marriam Lin

Every great client relationship begins with a great conversation. Although clients have the ability to take their intellectual property anywhere, it’s trust, communication and genuine likability that make them choose to work with Boyle Fredrickson – and that’s exactly what Marriam brings to the table.

Marriam has a Master’s in Plant Sciences from the University of Missouri, a program that focuses on the study of plant nutrition, production, usage and genetics. She has experience securing and protecting patents for a variety of IP clients, including Fortune 500 and international companies. At Boyle Fredrickson, she serves as counsel for the preparation and prosecution of biotech and mechanical patent applications, trademark acquisition and filings, and intellectual property due diligence investigations and licensing.

Practice Areas

  • Patent Drafting and Prosecution
  • Trademark Counseling and Prosection
  • Intellectual Property Due Diligence and Licensing

Academics & Education

  • Truman State University – B.A., English
  • University of Missouri – M.S., Plant Sciences
  • University of Missouri – J.D.

Publications and Presentations


  • Plant Intellectual Property (IP) Protections Grow, Food & Ag Law Insights, February 11, 2019 (Blog)
  • Growth through Intellectual Property – Plant Protection through Utility Patents, Certificates, and Plant Patents, Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation Industry Insider: From Idea to Distribution, October 11, 2018 (Blog)
  • Think Twice Before You Speak – Intellectual Property and Public Disclosure, Manufacturing & Transportation Industry Insider: From Idea to Distribution, October 11, 2018 (Blog)
  • N-D-A? Y-E-S, Manufacturing & Transportation Industry Insider: From Idea to Distribution, September 11, 2017 (Blog)
  • Why Trademarks Matter: The University and the Domain Name (Domain Name Dispute Resolution), IP and the University: Issues for Academics, Entrepreneurs and Lawyers, March 13, 2015 (Symposium)
  • Defogging the Future: The Effect of American Electric Power on Future Lawsuits, 19 J. ENVTL. & SUSTAINABILITY L. 179 (2012)
  • Update, Patuxent Riverkeeper v. Maryland Dept. of Env’t, 422 Md. 294 (2011), 18 MO. ENVTL. L. & POL’Y REV. 594 (2011)


  • Anju Verma et. al., The novel cyst nematode effector protein 30D08 targets host nuclear functions to alter gene expression in feeding sites, New Phytologist, 219: 697-713 (May 4, 2018)


  • English
  • Conversational Mandarin


  • State Bar of Missouri
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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