Over the past 30 years, Marv has litigated 40-plus infringement actions and prosecuted patents and trademarks before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for international, Fortune 500, and midsized U.S. clients, including many patents of major economic significance.
He regularly counsels clients on validity and infringement issues. In addition, Marv has taught as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law School and has written a treatise entitled Taxation of Intellectual Property and Technology, published by Matthew Bender.
Marv served on the firm's Management Committee in 2004 and 2005.
Before Stites & Harbison
After receiving his undergraduate mechanical engineering degree and his MBA degree, Marv served as a patent examiner in the United States Patent and Trademark Office. After law school, he joined Larson & Taylor, an intellectual property firm which merged with Stites & Harbison on Jan. 1, 2004.
More Than Stites & Harbison
Marv is active in a number of alumni associations. He has served as president of the Wharton Club of Washington and is the lifetime president of his graduating class from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.