Brent Lindon is Counsel in the firm’s Intellectual Property group. Mr. Lindon’s practice focuses on strategic patent counseling and includes invention harvesting, preparing and prosecuting patent applications before US and non-US patent offices, patent infringement/non-infringement and invalidity investigations, and innovation consulting.

Mr. Lindon has represented companies at all stages of the patenting process and in technology areas spanning a wide range of high-tech products and applications including AI/machine learning, telecommunications, user interfaces, finance, electric and autonomous vehicles, power distribution systems, solid-state imagers, memory, computer and network security, audio and video distribution systems, smartphones, smart TVs, software, optics, medical devices, and display systems.

He began his legal career at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office where he examined patent applications in technology areas including video compression, video transport, and camera assisted devices. Earlier in his career, Mr. Lindon was an electronics engineer where he programmed data acquisition and analysis systems to automate testing of several jet engine and guidance components. Prior to joining Potomac Law, Mr. Lindon was a patent attorney working at LinkedIn and was responsible for conducting invention harvesting sessions to identify and review patentable concepts and present such concepts at patent committee meetings for patent protection.

Representative Experience

  • Representing one of the world’s largest software companies in preparing, prosecuting, and securing patents.
  • Representing many Fortune 500 and Global 500 companies in securing patent protection.
  • Conducting invention harvesting sessions with scientists and engineers to identity patentable assets in furtherance of company business goals and objectives.

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Representing a US Veteran before the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Colorado Bar Association


University of Denver – Sturm College of Law, J.D.

Naval Postgraduate School, M.S., Systems Engineering

Montana State University-Bozeman, B.S., Electrical Engineering

Montana State University-Bozeman, B.S., Computer Engineering

Previous Experience

  • LinkedIn, Contracted Patent Attorney
  • Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath, Associate
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Patent Examiner
  • Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Electronics Engineer

Areas of Practice


  • Colorado
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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