Mark D. Passler

Mark D. Passler

Akerman LLP

Recognized since 2016

West Palm Beach, Florida

Practice Areas

Patent Law

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Mark Passler advises senior managers, brand managers, in-house counsel, technology transfer professionals, and inventors on intellectual property and entertainment law matters. He routinely assists clients in procuring, licensing, and enforcing patent, trademark, and copyright rights. Mark also conducts intellectual property due diligence for complex mergers, acquisitions, and other intellectual property transfers. In addition, he has extensive experience negotiating complex agreements with music publishing companies, record companies, motion picture production companies, television networks, independent content providers, and aggregators. Mark also represents recording artists and songwriters in connection with recording, publishing, merchandising, sponsorship, and endorsement agreements. His practice includes preparing and negotiating website, software development, and other technology agreements, as well as advising clients on new business models.


  • West Tower, Suite 1100
    777 South Flager Drive
    West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, The Florida Bar
  • District of Columbia, District of Columbia Bar
  • Texas, Texas State Bar


  • Federal Circuit Bar Association - Member
  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) - Member
  • International Trademark Association - Member
  • The Florida Bar, Entertainment & Sports Law Section - Member

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Armed Forces

Akerman LLP
West Palm Beach, Florida

212 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

80 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Patent Law


  • Florida Trend 2006, Listed in the "Legal Elite"
  • South Florida Business Journal 2009, Key Partner Award, Intellectual Property and Technology
  • Daily Business Review, 2014 and 2015 Litigation Department of the Year for Intellectual Property, Member
  • World Trademark Review 1000, Named a Recommended Expert, 2015

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