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Mark A. Patrick

Washington, DC
T: 202.747.2192
F: 202.747.3853


  • J.D., American University, Washington College of Law, 2015
  • B.S., University of Maryland at College Park, 2011
  • Virginia
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • *Practice is limited to matters before the USPTO
Thought Leadership

Mark Patrick is an associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the firm's Washington D.C. office. He is also a Lead Associate on the firm’s Social Media and Games industry team.

Areas of Practice

Mr. Patrick is a patent attorney and focuses his practice on patent procurement and strategic patent portfolio development. His areas of technical focus include business methods, computer software, e-commerce, financial services, mobile and social games, social media, and video games, among others.

While in law school, Mr. Patrick externed at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, first as an examiner in a business methods art unit and then as a judicial extern for the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. He also served as a member of the American University Law Review and as a student attorney for the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic.


  • “The Federal Circuit and Ultramercial: Software and Business Method Patents Tumble Further Down the Rabbit Hole,” American University Law Review, April 2015

Intellectual Property Law Blog Posts

Video Game Law Blog Posts