Clients trust Mark to solve their patent disputes quickly, efficiently, and strategically. He has served as lead counsel on numerous patent infringement litigation matters, and he has successfully represented clients in jury trials, bench trials, and appeals to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) magazine writes that Mark is “[a]lways one of the best lawyers in the courtroom, he has an even temperament for litigation and is precise in everything he does,” calling him “quite a force to be reckoned with.” Clients recognize Mark for being “always well-prepared and conscientious” and “tough when the situation requires it.”
Mark has extensive experience with pharmaceutical litigation under the Hatch-Waxman Act. He has advised clients on a wide range of drug products and technologies, including new chemical entities, complex formulations, polymorphs, methods of treatment and extended release formulations. Mark is also experienced in FDA practice and strategy related to generic pharmaceutical products, including controlled correspondence, citizen petitions, suitability petitions and labeling carve-outs.
Mark also has experience protecting and defending other technologies, including medical devices, communications networks, cellular telephony, LCD panels, oil drilling equipment, wind turbines, electrical connectors, and mechanical devices. He is a frequent speaker and author on current topics in patent law.
Mark consistently has been named by publications and in lists that honor attorney achievement. Mark is listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016 and in the IAM Patent 1000 2015 and 2016—The World’s Leading Patent Professionals, and was ranked in the top 100 attorneys in the 2015 Illinois Super Lawyers list. Mark is an LMG Life Science Star (2015) and is listed in Managing Intellectual Property's - Expert Guides: Guide to the World's Leading Patent Law Practitioners (2015). In 2006 he was named one of Forty Illinois Attorney Under 40 to Watch by Super Lawyers Rising Stars.