Mark Paulson represents clients in various aspects of intellectual property law, with an emphasis on patents. Mark has been lead counsel on numerous patent litigations and has experience with patent procurement, opinions, design patents, Federal Circuit appeals, 337 ITC actions, trade secret and unfair competition matters, as well as patent interferences, reexaminations, and reissues. He also has handled acquisitions, technology transfer agreements, and joint ventures where technology is the driving force.
Mark represents clients in activities relating to protecting, creating, enhancing, and enforcing IPR. He has worked in the fields of telecommunications, optics, electrical technologies, software, medical devices, image sensors and data processing, chemistry, biochemical, and pharmaceuticals.
Mark has an extensive client base in Europe, Australia, and the U.S. Recently, he has been involved in the protection of trade dress and trade secret rights in the U.S. and China for a client in Australia, the structuring and enforcement of patents involving footwear for a U.S. client, a 337 action for a European client on industrial equipment, and ANDA litigation for a U.S. client.
In 2004, Mark was featured in a cover story of the business section of The Washington Post, in an article entitled Wanted: Legal Superstars. In addition, Mark has been recognized by Chambers USA for IP litigation as a leading global IP litigator. Mark is a frequent lecturer on litigation and patent issues and is a member of the FCBA, the AIPLA, and the ABA.
Weir Minerals pursues patent infringement claims over fast-fuel valves
International medical device manufacturer is third party in patent and antitrust dispute involving pulse oximetry products
Law Clerk to the Honorable Jean Galloway Bissel, U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit (1987-1989)