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Lisa M. Ferri

Adjunct Professor of Law

Telephone: 212-506-2340
Fax: 212-849-5940

Mayer Brown LLP
1675 Broadway
New York, New York 10019

Lisa M. Ferri is a partner at Mayer Brown LLP based in the New York office. As a member of the Intellectual Property, Media & Technology Department, Lisa focuses her practice on patent and other complex intellectual property litigation including trademark, unfair competition, trade secret and copyright in a variety of businesses and technologies including pharmaceutical (Hatch-Waxman), consumer health care and home products, electronics, computer software, financial services, entertainment and e-commerce.

Lisa has acted as trial counsel on behalf of clients in a number of federal district courts. In addition, she has significant experience before appellate courts, in particular, the Federal Circuit, as well as, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Lisa also counsels clients on the protection, enforcement and licensing of intellectual property rights.

Lisa has written and spoken frequently on intellectual property issues. Her publications and symposiums include: "Mail Control: Filtering Spam Through a Mix of Technology, Litigation and the Courts" Intellectual Property Today; "Fair Use, Public Domain or Piracy...Should the Digital Exchange of Copyrighted Works be Permitted or Prevented?" (Symposium); Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal; “Intellectual Property Issues Facing Internet Businesses” Princeton University E-Commerce Symposium, "Public or Private Property? The Debate Over Ownership, Access and Use of Databases in Cyberspace" Intellectual Property Today, "Bidder's Edge Ruling Could Affect Net Information Flow" E-Commerce Law Weekly; “IP Policing a Priority Amid Confusion of Online Piracy” National Law Journal, "Skirting the Right of Publicity in the Wake of ‘Hoffman v. Capital Cities" New York Law Journal and "Combating the Cyberspace Piracy Epidemic" Intellectual Property Today.

While in law school, Lisa served as associate editor of the Seton Hall Law Review. Upon graduation, she served as law clerk to Chief Judge Edward D. Re, U.S. Court of International Trade, who also sat by designation on a number of courts of appeal including the Federal Circuit.

Professional Affiliations

Lisa is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey. She is a member of the American Bar Association, Litigation and Intellectual Property Law sections, the New York State Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law section.


Seton Hall University School of Law, JD, 1987
University of Virginia, BA, 1984