Our Background

Close to the nation’s capital without the Washington price tag, LMK Associates is conveniently located just 5 miles from the Virginia State Capital in Richmond, Virginia.  At LMK Associates, the charm of the small city is combined with the sophistication of a major metropolis. With a focus on intellectual property and general business law, LMK Associates provides a wide range of legal services to high-tech businesses and individuals in the areas of trademark, copyright, trade secret, patent law, licensing, publishing, advertising, e-commerce law, and intellectual property commercialization, registration and protection. LMK Associates has particular expertise in dealing with commercial rights and intellectual property in the cosmetics industry.  Please contact LMK Associates for more information on how we can help you with your intellectual property or general business needs.
Awards & Recognition
Lisa M. Krizan

Selected as a member of Virginia’s “Legal Elite”, 2001 by Virginia Business Magazine.
Selected by Chambers and Partners Publishing (UK) as one of America’s Leading Business Lawyers in the field of Intellectual Property (2003-2005).

Greater Richmond Intellectual Property Law Association, First woman President (2004-2005); Vice President/Treasurer (2003-2004); Treasurer/Corresponding Secretary (2002-2003); Ex Officio Board of Directors (2001-2002, 2005-2011).

National Association of Women Business Owners (Richmond Chapter) Vice-Chair, Programs (2005-2006.)

National Association of Women Business Owners (“NAWBO”), Member (2003-2011).

William and Mary Alumni Board of Directors: Greater Richmond Area (1992-1997) and Washington Metropolitan Area (1985–1988).

University of Richmond Law School, (Richmond, Virginia) Guest Lecturer on intellectual property and law topics (2004-2007).

Publications: The Non-Specialist’s Guide to Intellectual Property Law. A book published by the Virginia Law Foundation, (October 2003).  Selected to author the intellectual property chapter of The Virginia Lawyer’s Deskbook, including discussions of trade secret, copyright, trademark and patent law designed for the Virginia general practice attorney (2003-2006). 
“Trademarks: Questions and Answers for the Business Owner” Elevation, LLC, December 2001.
Numerous articles for Average Girl Magazine on intellectual property and trademark law matters.
Featured articles for soniccontrol.com, an electronic music library website for composers in the entertainment industry on intellectual property matters.

Admitted:  Virginia State Bar (1991).  Virginia Supreme Court (1991).

Member:  Virginia State Bar (Intellectual Property Division, 1997 to present).  Greater Richmond Intellectual Property Law Association (2001 – present). Active in the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), Richmond Chapter (2002 to present).