John Marshall Law School, J.D., 1993
Michigan Technological University, B.S. 1990
U.S. District Court
- Northern District of Illinois
- Western District of Michigan
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Mark Maki has experience in the worldwide protection of intellectual property including patents, trademarks, and copyrights. He represents various domestic and multinational corporations and has coordinated IP protection for clients' global operations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, and Asia Pacific.
He also has represented individuals and businesses from numerous countries in their pursuit of U.S. IP protection, and has an understanding of the nuances of international patent and trademark systems. His experience includes preparation and prosecution of patents; preparing patentability and infringement opinions; trademark/service mark selection, registration and enforcement; evaluation of computer/Internet issues; licensing and related contracts; and litigation support.
Mark has handled IP matters in various industries such as office furniture, fluid handling and sealing devices, power and telecommunications systems, manufacturing systems and processes, automotive, photovoltaic module manufacturing, access control systems, and computer software.
Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars, 2015
State Bar of Michigan
American Intellectual Property Law Association