Lyssa-Michelle Morris

Lyssa-Michelle Morris She/Her/Hers


Washington, DC

Main: 202.824.3000 Fax: 202.824.3001


Lyssa-Michelle represents Fortune 500 clients in protecting their intellectual property. Her practice specializes in the preparation and prosecution of U.S. patent applications, primarily in the area of the computer and software arts – including end user software, mobile/Internet technologies, consumer products, Internet of Things, and sensor devices.

Prior to joining the firm, Lyssa-Michelle worked as a technology specialist/patent agent at a New York law firm. Before attending law school, she worked as a database developer and a business analyst at Alliance Bernstein, Cambridge Technology Partners, and Oracle Corporation.

Lyssa-Michelle earned her B.S. in computer science from Spelman College and her M.S. in computer science from Columbia University. She earned her J.D. from Brooklyn Law School, where she served as an associate managing editor on the Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial & Commercial Law.

  • Spelman College
    1990, B.S., Computer Science
  • Columbia University
    1995, M.S., Computer Science
  • Brooklyn Law School
    2015, J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • 2017, New York
  • 2018, District of Columbia

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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