Lorraine Linford

Co-Chair, Trademark Prosecution Practice


(206) 373-7269

(206) 455-8236

Lorraine focuses on helping clients develop comprehensive IP strategies that will further their business goals and meet industry challenges, including procurement and enforcement of trademark registrations and utility and design patents. She helps clients in the U.S. and other countries create global patent and trademark portfolios across a wide range of fields and technologies, including mechanical and aeronautical engineering, automotive, apparel, software and personal care products. She also helps clients with strategic planning, patentability, validity and infringement opinions, trademark licensing and distribution agreements, and trademark oppositions and cancellation actions around the world.

Lorraine earned her undergraduate degree in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from the University of Washington. Lorraine earned her law degree from the University of Washington School of Law.



More Than 200 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named Best Lawyers and Ones to Watch By The Best Lawyers In America

August 20, 2020

Best Lawyers selected 201 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 23 of the firm’s nationwide offices for inclusion in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© (Copyright 2020 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).

Intellectual Property Department Recognized by World Trademark Review 2020

February 20, 2020

Cozen O'Connor’s Intellectual Property Department was recognized by World Trademark Review 1000.

138 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named to the Best Lawyers in America

August 28, 2019

Best Lawyers selected 138 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 21 of the firm’s national offices for inclusion in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

126 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named to the Best Lawyers in America

August 22, 2018

One hundred twenty-six Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 20 of the firm’s national offices have been selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Cozen O’Connor’s Western Expansion Continues as the Firm Adds Two Attorneys From Seed IP Law Group to its Seattle Office

August 21, 2018

In a move that significantly enhances its Seattle office and expands its IP practice on the west coast, Cozen O’Connor today announced two attorneys from Seed IP Law Group LLP, Frank Abramonte & Lorraine Linford, have joined its fast-growing global IP Practice.

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  • University of Washington School of Law, J.D., 1991
  • University of Washington, B.S., 1988

Awards & Honors

Top Rated AV Preeminent IP Lawyer, Martindale-Hubbell, 2003-Present

The Best Lawyers in America, 2011-Present

Seattle Met's "Top Lawyers" issue, 2010

World Trademark Review, 2020

  • Washington
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

American Bar Association

Washington State Patent Law Association