Liza advises clients in all areas of intellectual property law with an emphasis on patent, trademark, and copyright prosecution both in the United States and internationally.
She has represented solo inventors to Fortune 100 companies before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in a wide array of technology areas such as: software including cloud computing, application interfaces, and unstructured data management; mechanical devices including HVAC systems, refrigeration, condensers, boilers, absorbers, motors, pressure valves, and control valves; chemicals and catalysts; oil and gas technology including exploration tools, natural gas terminals, upstream processes, midstream processes, and downstream processes including gas-to-liquid processing; computer hardware; nanotechnology; medical devices including surgical tools and systems and diagnostic assays; and environmental/waste management systems. Liza also has experience developing design patent portfolios for her clients.
Her expertise also includes strategic intellectual property portfolio development including intellectual property identification assistance and counseling for new and existing product lines; counseling and training with respect to establishing and maintaining corporate intellectual property protection guidelines; risk assessment; and opinions. Liza’s intellectual property expertise has allowed her to provide tailored intellectual property solutions to support the product lifecycle management needs of her clients.
Liza earned a J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law, where she was an Article Editor for the Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal. Liza earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering, magna cum laude, from Texas A&M. She has research experience in separations and crystalline silicotitantes from her time at Texas A&M University, where she was a University Fellow and an Independent Researcher sponsored by NSF and the Offshore Technology Research Center at Texas A&M. Liza also has research experience in reinforced plastics and epoxy resins, which she gained as an intern at the Dow Chemical Company. Liza was also selected to present research related to gallium removal from weapons grade plutonium at the International Forum for Youth and the Plutonium Challenge (Russia 1998).
Strategic Portfolio Development
Admitted to Practice
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in 2002
- State of Texas in 2002
- J.D., University of Texas School of Law
- B.S. in Chemical Engineering, magna cum laude, Texas A&M University