Mark Nelson is a partner in Dentons' Intellectual Property and Technology practice based in Dallas and Houston. He has more than 20 years of experience litigating large, multifaceted patent infringement cases in federal district courts and before the International Trade Commission. Mark also has experience in post-grant proceedings, including both inter partes and covered business method reviews (“IPRs” and “CBMs”).
Mark's experience in patent litigation spans a number of diverse technologies, including semiconductor products and the processes used to make such products; telecommunications and networking; satellite communications; gaming technology; pointing systems (indirect and direct); financial services technology (e.g. payment systems, mobile payment systems, check processing, ATM functionality, and software, hardware, and infrastructure supporting same); machine learning; personalized communications systems; solar-powered lighting devices, LED technology and fabrication;Internet-related personalization; location-based technologies and navigation technology; cryptography; electronic circuitry; Internet business methods; search engines; and internet sales; computer software; explosives used in automobile airbags and other automotive technology; soft drink bottling technology; electric motor technology; stereo speakers; cosmetics; chemical compositions used in cosmetics; asexually reproduced plants and plant patents; biotechnology and asynchronous assembly techniques.
In addition, he has experience drafting and negotiating IP license agreements, counseling clients on setting up and maintaining IP licensing and/or IP capture programs, performing corporate IP due diligence, and opinion work. He also has handled copyright, trademark and trade secret matters, and other technology-related litigation matters.