Lynne Borchers


Telephone: 984-219-3460
2301 Sugar Bush Rd., Suite 200 Raleigh, NC 27612

Lynne Borchers has been practicing law since 1991. Her practice is focused on patent and other intellectual property matters involving a diverse array of technologies including semiconductor devices, materials and products, telecommunications systems and devices, computer technology, and a wide variety of products and systems. She helps companies with complex patent issues involving patent preparation, prosecution, litigation and counseling. As first chair, she has litigated a large number of patent and trademark disputes in various U.S. district courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

Prior to co-founding Sage Patent Group, Lynne was a shareholder and Managing Partner of Myers Bigel, P.A. Before her legal career, she was an electrical engineer at Grumman Aircraft Systems and at Riverside Research Institute in the areas of design and integration of radar and electronic countermeasures systems. Having received her Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and a United States Coast Guard License as a Third Mate from the State University of New York Maritime College, she also served as an officer in the United State Naval Reserve.

Lynne is a member of the North Carolina, New York and New Jersey Bars and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. She is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association and the American Intellectual Property Law Association.

Honors and Awards

  • Lynne was selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for Litigation – Intellectual Property (2017-2020).


  • J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, 1991
  • B.E.E.E, State University of New York Maritime College, 1985

Bar and Court Admissions

  • North Carolina
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • NC federal district courts
  • NY federal district courts
  • NJ federal district courts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Lynne Borchers