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Lyons, Patrice

Suite 800910 17th St. N.W.Washington, DC 20006- 2601

Updated: 09/30/2016


Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Sole Practitioner


  • French

Practice Areas

  • Copyrights
  • Trademarks


Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1970
  • District of Columbia, 1988
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1978

Other Affiliations

  • Federal Bar Association (Member)
  • District of Columbia Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • New York State Bar Association (Member)
  • Computer Law Association (Member)
  • Copyright Society of United States of America (Member)


  • Burton Memorial Fellow, Columbia University Law School, 1969 - 1970

Past Positions

  • Haley, Bader and Potts, Partner, 1987 - 1990
  • United States Copyright Office, Senior Attorney-Adviser, 1976 - 1987
  • UNESCO (Paris, France), Assistant Legal Officer, 1971 - 1976


  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia, 1969
    J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, 1966
    M.A., Master of Arts
  • Pace University White Plains Campus, White Plains, New York, 1963
    B.A., Bachelor of Arts


Published Works

  • International Regulation of Television Signals 2 Performing Arts Review 271 (1971)
  • The Manufacturing Clause: A Legislative History 29 Journal of Copyright Society (1981)
  • Copyright Considerations of Hypertext Producers: Imaging and Document Conversion Hypertext Hypermedia Handbook, 259 (1991)
  • Access to Digital Objects: A Communications Law Prospective (Co-Authored with J.E. Dunstan), 3 New York University School of Law 363 (1994)
  • Where Electronic Publications and Television Programs are Really Computer Programs: Some Copyright Implications, Scholarly Publishing the Electronic Frontier, Ch. 18 (1996)

Office Information


Suite 800910 17th St. N.W.Washington, DC 20006- 2601


  • (202) 293-5121


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