Norton, Lisa

DLA Piper | Of Counsel

Lisa Norton represents Fortune 100 and other companies in the area of patent law. In particular, she has focused her practice on patent issues related to computer hardware and software, including medical software and blockchain.

Lisa has previously been engaged in litigation support. She now focuses on patent prosecution and counseling matters. Her experience includes preparing and prosecuting patents in both the US and foreign countries. She is experienced in preparing opinions (e.g., design-around opinions, non-infringement opinions, invalidity opinions) and in handling a variety of related patent transactional matters, including licensing transactions and due-diligence reviews for patent portfolios.

Lisa started her legal career working on technology issues for the United States Senate.  She has lobbied Congress on technical and patent issues.  She has also served on the US PTO’s Patent Advisory Board for several years. Her experience also includes teaching a patent drafting course for George Mason University’s law school for over ten years.