About Us

About Us

Our mission is to understand the needs and best interest of our clients and to work relentlessly to protect their intellectual property.

AnswersIP™ is built upon Lissi Mojica’s public and private sector leadership in USPTO post grant and appeal proceedings and Cheryl Milone Cowles’ IP Strategy in executing prioritized IP rights aligned with business strategy. The firm’s practice focuses on electronic, e-commerce, automotive, medical devices and mechanical technologies, along with a range of IP assets and business programs to support them. Cheryl and Lissi's successes with clients, from startups to Fortune 100, represent maximizing the value of IP assets across their life cycle.

Post Grant Proceedings

AnswersIP operates at a critical time of secondary challenges to the world’s most important patents. Lissi’s expertise derives from her leadership of the Center for Reexamination Unit (CRU), after being appointed by then Director Dudas to coordinate the efficiency and quality of reexaminations. Lissi proposed the CRU with the mission of unifying disparate PTO post grant proceedings. She then created and lead the CRU for its first 5 years. As a result, Lissi was instrumental in drafting Inter Partes Review (IPR) policy at its inception, premised on the principles of the CRU. She then entered private practice at a premier global law firm, Dentons, in the burgeoning days of IPRs.

After completing 60+ IPRs, Lissi also has received industry recognition of her work in post grant proceedings, with a formal rank as the 14th most successful IPR professional (by Patexia.com, Study of IPR success rates between 2013-2018). In addition, Lissi’s leadership while at Dentons also aided Dentons in achieving the rank of the 1st most successful IPR firm.

IP Strategy

AnswersIP™ innovates how IP law is practiced. The vision of AnswersIP™ is a new IP strategy that provides answers to how to execute prioritized IP rights specifically aligned with business strategy based on intentional, systematic and cost-effective insights.

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