Lissi is a globally recognized leader in post-grant proceedings and one of the most experienced practitioners in this field. Before moving to the private sector, Lissi was an examiner with the US Patent Trademark Office (USPTO) for 19 years. In that role, she launched the... see more >
Her practice includes all aspects of post-grant proceedings, including inter partes review, post-grant review, covered business method proceedings, reexamination proceedings, reissues and interferences. Lissi also specializes in appeals to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board, as well as patent quality and patent examination matters.
Lissi oversaw thousands of reexamination proceedings. She also laid the foundation for the adoption of AIA post-grant review and oversaw policies, standards and procedures while also developing inter partes and ex partes reexamination training for CRU examiners. < see less
M.B.A., Marymount University
B.S., Aeronautical Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
PTAB Bar Association
Intellectual Property Owner Association
American Intellectual Property Law Association
US Patent and Trademark Office
Recommended, Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) magazine’s Patent 1000, California Intellectual Property-Prosecution, 2016
Co-Author, “PTAB Rule Changes Bring Few But Important Changes to the Proceedings,” iPFrontline, May 2016
Co-author and presenter, “How to Effectively Prosecute AIA Post-Grant Proceedings,” Practicing Law Institute, 2012
Brooks Kushman Appoints Principal Lissi Mojica as 2017 Leadership Council On Legal Diversity Fellow; Associate LeKeisha Suggs Appointed as a Participant in the Pathfinder Program
Southfield, Mich. – Brooks Kushman Principal Lissi Mojica has been chosen to represent the firm as a member of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s (LCLD) 2017 class of Fellows. This innovative program identifies, trains, and focuses on the development of the industry’s next generation of professional leaders. It also offers participants virtual...
Southfield, Mich. – (October 12, 2016) – Brooks Kushman is pleased to announce the firm has expanded to Washington, D.C., opening its third office with the addition of Lissi Mojica. The new office is located within walking distance of the Unites States Patent and Trademark Office. The new office will be...
Federal Circuit Firmly Rejects PTAB Criteria For Covered Business Method Review In a recent panel decision that deviates from the Federal Circuit’s current tendency to defer to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s interpretation of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, the court vacated a final written decision of the USPTO...
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman Principal Lissi Mojica will serve on a panel during the Practising Law Institute’s 11th Annual Patent Law Institute, at the PLI New York Center in New York, New York on April 6, 2017. The program is designed to be of practice value for those in the patent law...
WASHTINGTON, D.C. – Brooks Kushman Principal Lissi Mojica will speak at the Federal Circuit Bar Association’s (FCBA) regional meeting at the Rocky Mountain Regional US Patent and Trademark Office in Denver, Colorado on February 17, 2017. The program will focus on current topics related to patent litigation and the Courts...