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California - Litigation Star

Litigation Star

Practice area:

Intellectual property

Lisa Kobialka has been at the forefront of some of the most challenging trials in different venues across the country and has handled more than 200 litigations. She counsels and represents both plaintiffs and defendants in complex intellectual property litigation, including trials and evidentiary hearings in numerous jurisdictions across the United States involving claims for patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation, unfair competition and trademark infringement. Lisa represents clients in a variety of technology-related industries, with a particular emphasis on the energy, computer science and pharmaceutical sectors. 

She also represents clients in general litigation, including breach of contract and tort claims. In the past few years, she successfully tried several different multipatent cases, including one in the Northern District of California involving anti-virus software and computer products, and two separate trials in the District of Nebraska involving wireless carriers. She also handled a Lanham Act dispute for a Fortune 500 company in the District of Delaware that settled just hours before opening statements. 

In addition to being named to Benchmark Litigation’s Top 250 Women in Litigation, Lisa has been recognized as a leading intellectual property lawyer by a number of publications. The Daily Journal recognized Lisa as a Top IP Lawyer in California and The Recorder named her to their Women Leaders in Tech Law annual list in 2017. Silicon Valley Business Journal presented Lisa with the 2016 Women of Influence Award. Managing Intellectual Property named Lisa California Litigator of the Year in 2016, Patent Star and Trademark Star from 2015 through 2019, and one of the Top 250 Women in IP in its 2021 and 2018 editions of IP Stars. 


Updated Aug 2022