Elisabeth A. Evert, Esq.

750 North St. Paul Street
Suite 1110
Dallas, Texas 75201

Tel: 214.953.1181
Fax: 214.953.1121
Email: eevert@hitchcockevert.com
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Founding partner Lisa Evert brings 25 years of experience to her leadership of Hitchcock Evert LLP.  She represents clients that are based in the United States and throughout the world on a wide spectrum of intellectual property issues, including selection, clearance, prosecution, enforcement and licensing matters, as well as trade dress, copyright, domain name and IP valuation and transactional matters.  A registered patent attorney, she has worked with clients in such diverse industries as petrochemicals, consumer electronics and medical devices on patent matters.

Lisa’s depth and breadth of experience in intellectual property practice allows her to develop comprehensive strategic plans to protect IP assets with a view to the long-term business goals of the client.  She counsels clients in many consumer and commercial product and services areas – most actively in the electronics, apparel, financial and investment, recreational, food and beverage, entertainment, and consumer product industries.  Regardless of the size and industry of their business, all clients rely on Lisa’s ability to integrate intellectual property solutions with practical growth strategies.

Lisa was selected as the inaugural President of The Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn American Inn of Court, which focuses on the intellectual property legal community.  She is also an active member of the Dallas Bar Association and previously served as Chair of the Intellectual Property Section.  She is a frequent lecturer and has spoken on a variety of intellectual property topics for clients, seminars and Continuing Legal Education courses.  In 2012, she helped develop a curriculum for and teach an advanced seminar in Patent Litigation at SMU Dedman School of Law.

HONORS/MEMBERSHIPS

  • Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Selected as Dallas Best Lawyers Copyright Law Lawyer of the Year, 2014
  • Selected as a 2012 Top-Notch Lawyer by Texas Lawyer, 2012
  • Selected as Dallas Best Lawyers Trademark Law Lawyer of the Year, 2012
  • Selected as one of The Best Lawyers in America, 2007-09, 2012-14
  • Selected as one of Texas' Best Lawyers, 2008-13
  • Selected as a “Texas Super Lawyer” by Texas Monthly and Law & Politics magazines, 2005-2013
  • Selected as one of the "Best Lawyers in Dallas" by D Magazine, 2006-12
  • Selected as one of the "Best Business Lawyers in Dallas" by D Magazine, 2009
  • Selected as one of the "Best Women Lawyers in Dallas" by D Magazine, 2010
  • Recognized by Who's Who Legal - Texas, 2007-10
  • Recognized by Who's Who Legal - International Patent Laywers, 2010
  • Recognized by Who's Who Legal - International Business Lawyers, 2011-12
  • Featured in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers, 2011, 2013
  • Featured in the World Trademark Review WTR 1000 - The World's Leading Trademark Professionals, 2013
  • Featured in the Texas Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel Edition, 2008-10
  • Featured in the Texas Super Lawyers Business Edition, 2011
  • Featured in the Lawyers Guide to Intellectual Property, 2010-11
  • The Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn American Inn of Court
    • President, 2011-12
    • Master, 2011 – present
  • Intellectual Property Section of the Dallas Bar Association
    • Chair, 2005
    • Officer/Director, 1998-2012
  • The Center for American and International Law
    • Intellectual Property Conference Chair, 2007-09
    • Co-Chair, Institute for Law & Technology, 2010-13

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • State of Texas, 1987
  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Texas

EDUCATION

  • Juris Doctorate – Southern Methodist University, 1987
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, cum laude – Southern Methodist University, 1984