Lisa A. Ferrari

Co-Chair, Copyright Practice

New York

(212) 297-2699

(646) 588-1459

Lisa is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Group, practicing out of the firm’s New York office. Lisa joined Cozen O'Connor in 2011 after previously practicing intellectual property law at Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP in New York.

Lisa litigates trademark, copyright, and patent infringement actions in U.S. federal courts. In addition to her litigation practice, Lisa maintains an active trademark protection and enforcement practice, advising clients in a variety of fields including apparel, food and beverage products, jewelry and accessories, dental products, housewares, and electronics and computer products. Lisa also prosecutes trademark applications and represents clients in trademark cancellation and opposition proceedings in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Lisa has experience drafting agreements and negotiating settlements in areas involving licensing, royalties, assignments, liens, trademark co-existence, comparative advertising, and the seizure of counterfeit goods. She has also advised clients on matters such as breach of contract, covenants not to compete, and confidentiality obligations. Lisa also handles matters relating to copyright registration and practice.

Lisa obtained a B.A. from Brown University in 1986 and a J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1990.



Intellectual Property Department Recognized by World Trademark Review 2021

April 15, 2021

Cozen O'Connor’s Intellectual Property Department was recognized by World Trademark Review 1000.

Cozen O’Connor Advises Marquee Brands LLC on its Acquisition of the Martha Stewart and Emeril Lagasse Brands

May 02, 2019

The Cozen O’Connor team was led by intellectual property lawyers Lisa A. Ferrari and Edward M. Weisz. The Martha Stewart transaction is Cozen O’Connor’s second major Marquee Brands deal in the last five months.


  • New York University School of Law, J.D., 1990
  • Brown University, B.A., 1986

Awards & Honors

World Trademark Review (2021)

  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court -- Western District of Wisconsin
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • The New York Intellectual Property Law Association