Michael A. Lisi

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Top Rated Intellectual Property Attorney in Pleasant Ridge, MI

Bridge Intellectual Property Services PLLC
 | 23716 Woodward Ave, Pleasant Ridge, MI 48069-1130
Phone: 866-218-9624
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Intellectual Property (60%),
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (20%),
  • Technology Transactions (10%),
  • Media and Advertising (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Michael A. Lisi is the founder of Bridge Intellectual Property Services PLLC in Pleasant Ridge, Michigan. Widely regarded as one of the top trademark and copyright lawyers in the country, Mr. Lisi devotes his practice to helping his clients with strategic counseling and securing and enforcing protections for their important and innovative ideas and trade secrets.

Having practiced law for over 25 years, Mr. Lisi has an extensive amount of knowledge and resources regarding intellectual property law that he uses to deliver the highest level of assistance and support possible to those he serves. Combining his commitment to his clients' needs with his strong business acumen, he strives to deliver solutions and strategies that are both effective and affordable.

Recognized for his impeccable professionalism and the quality of service he provides, Mr. Lisi has received numerous awards and honors throughout his career. DBusiness magazine voted him among the region's top lawyers for trademarks and copyrights from 2010-2016, and Managing Intellectual Property magazine listed him as an IP Star in 2013-2014. He was listed in Leading Lawyer magazine from 2015-2016, and he has been included in the International Who’s Who of Trademark Lawyers every year since 2012.

A 1980 graduate of Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology, Mr. Lisi attended the University of Michigan Law School, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1986. That same year, the State Bar of Michigan admitted him to practice, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

He is a member of the International Trademark Association and the Copyright Society of the USA, and he serves as counsel for the Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Intellectual Property (60%): Copyrights, Trademarks, Intellectual Property Law

Intellectual Property Litigation (20%)

Technology Transactions (10%): Internet, Science and Technology Law

Media and Advertising (10%): Communications and Media Law

Focus Areas

Copyrights, Trademarks, Intellectual Property Law, Internet, Science and Technology Law, Communications and Media Law


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Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2019

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About Michael Lisi

Admitted: 1986, Michigan

Professional Webpage: http://bridgeip.net/our-professionals/


  • Recognized as Best law Firm in Copyright, Trademark, U.S. News Best Law Firms - Copyright, Trademark, U.S. News, 2019
  • 2019 Lawyer of the Year - Trademark Law, The Best Lawyers in America - Copyright, IP Litigation, Trademark, Best Lawyers, 2019
  • Recognized as Leading Lawyer, 2015-2019, Leading Lawyers - Copyright & Trademark Law, IP Law, Law Bulletin Media, 2019
  • Recognized as International Who’s Who of Trademark Lawyers, 2012-2019, International Who’s Who of Trademark Lawyers, International Who’s Who of Trademark Lawyers, 2019
  • Recognized as DBusiness, Top Lawyers, 2010-2019, dBusiness Top Lawyers - Trademark, Copyright, dBusiness, 2019
  • Recognized as "IP Star", Managing Intellectual Property, 2013-2019, Managing Intellectual Property - IP Star, Managing Intellectual Property, 2019

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • The Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Trademarks & Unfair Competition Law, Adjunct Professor, 2009, Adjunct Professor, 2009


  • Michael Lisi and Brian Wassom explore common fact patterns designed to alert business lawyers to intellectual property issues, and discuss how to investigate and properly secure intellectual property rights to protect what may turn out to be a client's most valuable business asset., IP Issues for Business Lawyers, 2019

Educational Background:

  • Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, B.A., Major: Psychology (with distinction), 1980, 1980

Industry Groups

  • Automotive
  • Certification Programs
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Food & Beverages
  • Licensing
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Retailing
  • Toys
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Office Location for Michael A. Lisi

23716 Woodward Ave
Pleasant Ridge, MI 48069-1130

Phone: 866-218-9624

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Last Updated: 6/10/2019

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