Lynn obtained her scientific education at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
She has a B.A. in zoology, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in bacteriology. After receiving her doctorate, she worked for 8 years as
a research microbiologist at Oregon State University and North Carolina State University.
She obtained her J.D. from Duke University Law School and has been a registered patent
attorney since 1985. She taught a patent law course at North Carolina Central University from 1996-98. In 1997-1998, she was
chair of the Intellectual Property Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association. In 1999, she was secretary of the
Wake Women Attorneys and recording secretary of the Triangle Intellectual Property Law Association.
her law office in Anchorage, AK in 2014, and is admitted to the practice of law in Texas and North Carolina. Her practice
is limited to patent prosecution and related legal matters.