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Lisa A. Hiday, Ph.D.


Lisa is a registered patent attorney with more than 20 years of experience in patent, trademark, and copyright infringement matters, as well as appellate practice. She is adept at litigating patent disputes across a wide range of industries, including industrial manufacturing, medical devices, pharmaceutical technologies, packaging, and computerized systems services. She has also handled cases involving trademark infringement in various industries, as well as copyright infringement relating to books, architectural plans, and choreography.

Prior to practicing law in the private sector, Lisa taught aircraft and spacecraft design as a visiting assistant professor at Purdue University, School of Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering. Additionally, while at Purdue University, she implemented outreach efforts as a part of NASA’s Indiana Space Grant Consortium.

Lisa earned her Ph.D. from Purdue University, where she specialized in orbital mechanics, specifically the optimization of transfer trajectories in the elliptic, restricted, three-body problem.


  • Purdue University
    B.S., Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, summa cum laude, 1986
  • Stanford University
    M.S., Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, 1987
  • Purdue University
    Ph.D. Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, 1992
  • Indiana University Maurer School of Law
    J.D., summa cum laude, 1995

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • Indiana
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Representative Experience

Knauf Insulation v. Johns Manville (insulation patent infringement and trade secret)

Scotts Co. v. Lebanon Seaboard (trademark infringement)

CleanTech v. Iroquios Bio-Energy Co. (ethanol plant process patent infringement)

Johnson & Johnson Interventional Systems v. Cook Incorporated (medical device patent infringement)

Meridian Mutual Ins. Co. v. Meridian Ins. Grp. Inc. (trademark infringement)

Vantage Group Ltd. v. Switzer (architectural plans copyright infringement)

DS Smith (UK) Ltd. v. Parish Mfg., Inc. (food service device patent infringement)

ISP.NET, LLC (d/b/a IQuest Internet) v. Qwest Communications Int’l Inc. (trademark infringement)

Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation Inc. v. Gregory Hancock Dance Co.(choreography infringement)

Personal Interests

Lisa enjoys running and backpacking. She has finished the 50-mile Pony Express Ultra Marathon and has summited Mt. Kilimanjaro and Mt. Whitney.