Mark also prepares non-infringement/invalidity opinions and performs transactional due diligence, including patentability searches, patent application file history, and relevant prior art review and claim analyses. He also counsels clients through post-grant patent invalidation efforts, and assists clients as they consider licenses and purchase agreements, as well as product development and distribution agreements.
With a background as a licensed professional engineer and certified professional geologist, Mark brings an in-depth understanding to the challenges innovators face in cultivating and protecting intellectual property.
In his legal practice, he has particular experience in:
- Medical devices and technology;
- Energy-related systems and improvements, including hydraulic fracturing and other oil and gas well-related inventions;
- Engineered materials.
- Tools and other mechanical devices and systems.