Mark Deming is an intellectual property attorney who regularly advises large and small companies throughout the country. Mark’s practice consists of patent, trademark, and trade dress matters, and he maintains a particular focus of Hatch-Waxman Act Paragraph IV litigation, assisting with the representation of both brand and generic pharmaceutical companies. Mark is involved in all aspects of case developments, from initial assessment to discovery, motions practice, claim construction, expert witnesses, trial and appeal. Mark is also a registered patent attorney.
Prior to joining Polsinelli, Mark clerked for two years with District Judge Michael Schneider and Magistrate Judge John Love in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, one of the nation’s busiest patent dockets. As a clerk, he developed broad experience with including patent litigation and assisted the court with conducting jury and bench trials, entering findings of fact and conclusions of law, holding Markman hearings, ruling on dispositive motions, evaluating the sufficiency of contention disclosures, resolving discovery disputes, and interpreting local rules.
Mark has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.