Lyman is Indiana University’s new Chief Intellectual Property Counsel. As a liaison to the Vice President of Research, she protects and promotes all university technology via patents, trademarks, copyrights, and/or trade secrets.
Lyman was most recently a partner at Baker Hostettler in its Cincinnati and Atlanta offices, with extensive corporate and university legal experience in global patent portfolio procurement, licensing, and management, as well as in representing physicians and navigating health law issues. As a former faculty member at the University of Tennessee, Lyman has an inside perspective of the university’s many roles in technology.
Lyman has been named to Chamber’s Leading Lawyers for Business and Best Lawyers in America for many years. In addition to her law degree, she holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in biochemistry and a M.S. in science education. Lyman also is an adjunct professor at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law. She is author of numerous publications and is a sought-after speaker on various intellectual property issues including her specialized biotechnology and life sciences practice areas, as well as business-focused aspects of intellectual property.