"Mark is great. He does what he says he will do and he does it at the right price. Mark is strategy driven and his deep understanding of patent law fosters trust. I highly recommend him."
"Mark is a gifted patent agent, engineer, and entrepreneur with a unique ability to understand complex technological concepts and clearly translate that information to non-technical clients in a manner they can appreciate and understand. Mark quickly established himself as a trusted adviser who won’t always tell you what you want to hear but he will tell you what you need to know."
M. A. Levenda PLC
Oct 2015 - Present
Prepare and prosecute patent applications representing diverse industries, including: finance, transportation, manufacturing, computing, aerospace, and consumer goods. Develop client specific patent strategies based on analysis of prior art, available investment, market attributes, industry trends, and existing intellectual property assets.
Aug 2014 - Oct 2015
Strategically prioritized and directed key patent projects to ensure on time, requirements-compliant completion while maximizing results. Analyzed internal processes to identify inefficiencies and provide recommendations to streamline workflow. Patent prosecution responsibilities included preparing applications, responding to Office Actions, and facilitating inventor and Examiner interviews.
Jul 2009 - Jul 2014
Maintained all aspects of day-to-day patent activities in accordance with organizational goals and objectives. Applied strategic planning, prioritization, and project management skills to meet critical deadlines and maintain high quality standards. Responsible for preparing and prosecuting patent applications for inventions relating to mobile payments and data cryptography.
Snell & Wilmer LLP
Jun 2005 - Jun 2009
Worked with in-house counsel and inventors of major corporations to identify and exploit intellectual capital. Responsible for all aspects of the patent application life-cycle, including preparing patentability opinions, drafting new and continuing patent applications, preparing responses to Office Actions, and facilitating inventor and patent examiner interviews.