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Mark Raafat Malek

Mark Raafat Malek

also known as Mark Malek

Practice areas:

Patent Application, Patent Infringement, Trademark Application, Trademark Infringement, Copyright Infringement

About Me

I am the managing partner of Widerman Malek, PL.  Our firm practices Intellectual Property Law including patent prosecution, patent infringement litigation, trademark prosecution, trademark infringement litigation, copyright prosecution, and copyright infringement litigation. We also practice general business law, land-use law, real estate law, and corporate formation. With respect to our patent practice, we focus mainly on electrical, mechanical, and software inventions. I post blog articles on the firms intellectual property blog, TacticalIP.  You can follow me on twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn


Languages Spoken: Arabic, English

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2002

  1. Patent Application: 40%
    13 years, 300 cases
  2. Patent Infringement: 20%
    13 years
  3. Trademark Infringement: 15%
    13 years
  4. Trademark Application: 15%
    13 years
  5. Copyright Infringement: 10%
    13 years



Hourly ($340/hour), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

28 total 

  • Richard Geller

    I endorse Mark. Highly respected in the legal community with a strong reputation for client advocacy and dedication.


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Contact Info

Widerman Malek, PL

1990 W New Haven Ave
Suite 201
Melbourne, FL, 32904-3923



NYCurrently registered 201103/13/2015
DCActive 200505/24/2015
FLMember in Good Standing200208/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
4 Under 40 HonoreeLEAD Brevard2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerWiderman Malek, PL2003 - Present
Patent AttorneyAllen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist, PA1999 - 2003
Civil EngineerDanis Environmental Industries1997 - 1999


Association NamePosition NameDuration
LEAD BrevardBoard of Directors2012 - 2014
Harmony FarmsBoard of Directors2012 - 2014
United States District Court for the Southern District of FloridaAttorney2011 - Present
United States Supreme CourtAttorney2010 - Present
Scott Center for Autism Treatment at Florida Institute of TechnologyAdvisory Board2010 - Present
Scott Center for Autism TreatmentEvening of Hope Committee2010 - Present
Space Coast Early Intervention CenterAdvisory Committee Member2008 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh CircuitAttorney2005 - Present
Junior AchievementBoard of Directors2004 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal CircuitAttorney2004 - Present
Brevard County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2003 - Present
United States District Court for the Middle District of FloridaAttorney2002 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
MacNeill v. Yates, 06:09-CV-706-ORL-31-DAB, M. Dist. Fla.Case decided for our client on Summary Judgment
Elbers v. Liquid Audio 6:12-cv-00933-CEH-GJK, Middle District of FloridaSettlement
Bennett Engineering v. Ashe, 8:11-cv-00493-JSM-MAP Middle District of FloridaSettlement

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris DoctorN/A2002
University of OrlandoBusinessMasters of Business Administration1999
University of DaytonCivil EngineeringBachelors of Civil Engineering1997

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
University of Central Florida Business Incubator SeminarIntellectual Property Overview2012
Berman Hopkins Wright & Laham conferenceSocial Networking and the law2011
Melbourne Chamber of CommerceIntellectual Property Overview2009