Mark focuses on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in the electrical engineering and computer science fields. His practice also includes prosecuting and defending patent post-grant review proceedings, assisting with domestic and foreign patent litigation (including infringement and invalidity analysis and discovery), and counseling clients regarding patent infringement and validity.
Mark has 11 years of experience developing electronic design automation (EDA) software tools and related methodologies for high performance integrated circuit designs. His technical expertise spans a number of fields in the electrical engineering and computer science disciplines, including VLSI design, analog and digital circuits, semiconductors, signal processing, power and control systems, computer graphics, and software engineering. Mark also has experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the mechanical, nanotechnology, and business method arts.
Mark first joined Klarquist as a summer associate in 2007, returned as an associate in 2008, and became partner in 2016.
Electrical & Semiconductors
Software & Internet Technology
1995 – 2007
While at Intel, Mark developed design and verification EDA tools for leading-edge deep submicron designs, including the Intel Pentium® II, Pentium® 4, and Core™ i7 microprocessors. In addition, he managed a team of design automation engineers, and served as an invention disclosure reviewer for the Intel Legal Software IP committee.
Carnegie Mellon Research Institute
1993 – 1994
Designed, built, and tested wired and wireless industrial control and solid state gas sensor prototypes.