Practice Areas



  • Patent Agent, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2007


University of Saskatchewan, M.S., Microbiology, 1994

University of Saskatchewan, B.S., Microbiology, with honors, 1989

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Lynn Stewart

Senior Patent Agent
860.286.2929, ext. 1244

Lynn Stewart concentrates her practice in the areas of polymer and material science, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and food science. In addition to her considerable experience in patent application preparation and domestic and international prosecution, Lynn has extensive experience in patent searching, preparing patent landscape reports, preparing patentability opinions, and conducting freedom-to-operate analyses. In addition, she has also been involved in assisting clients in better understanding the patent portfolios of their competitors. Prior to joining the firm, Lynn worked as a researcher at Pfizer, Inc. where her work included molecular approaches to drug and vaccine development, development of disease models, and evaluation of drug and vaccine efficacy, as well as working with project teams to facilitate the development of proactive patent strategies. For more than 10 years, Lynn was involved in all aspects of research related to the development and testing of modified-live, killed, and recombinant vaccines for viral and bacterial diseases.  The research included immunological-based studies to screen and identify potential antigens and to evaluate the response of the immune system to the antigen(s) as a measure of vaccine efficacy.  She was also involved in the development and testing of recombinant antibody libraries to facilitate the identification of new reagents and possible alternatives for treatment. Lynn also worked at Bayer Pharmaceuticals identifying and evaluating small molecules for cancer treatment.  Her diverse research background provides her with strong technical skills in the areas of biotechnology and drug development.

Experience Highlights

Senior Patent Agent, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2016-present

Patent Agent, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2007-2015

Research Scientist, Bayer Pharmaceuticals, 2003-2007

Research Scientist, Pfizer Inc., Pfizer Global Research and Development, 1993-2003

Research Assistant, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization, 1989-1992


Professional Affiliations

Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)

Community/Civic Involvement

Talcott Mountain Science Center's STEM Advisory Committee, Member