Mark Mathison focuses his practice on patent prosecution and counseling for electronics, electromechanical devices, and mechanical technologies as well as software, Internet, network, e-commerce, and other computer-related technologies. His legal experience includes drafting and prosecuting patent applications, analyzing patentability and freedom-to-operate issues, and performing patent infringement analyses of competitors’ products. Mr. Mathison has prepared trademark registrations along with trademark search and infringement analyses. He also has experience prosecuting design patents for a well-known toy brand, supported patent litigation in inequitable conduct matters, and won a domain name dispute in the United Kingdom. He is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
While in law school, Mr. Mathison served as an extern for the Honorable R. Gary Klausner, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. He also served on the boards of the Journal of Law and Technology and Moot Court and was president of the Mock Trial organization.
Mr. Mathison holds a private pilot’s license and is licensed by the State of California as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) in electrical engineering.
Mr. Mathison was recognized as a 2013, 2014 and 2015 Northern California “Rising Star” for Intellectual Property by Super Lawyers magazine.
University of California at Los Angeles, J.D. (2007)
University of Washington, M.S., Aeronautical Engineering (1995)
Harvey Mudd College, B.S., Engineering (1994)
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (2005)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Courts for all Districts of California