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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

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Languages spoken: Arabic, English

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Practice areas

Licensed

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

Payment

Fees:

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

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Joan Bellefield Davis

    I endorse this lawyer. Mark is a highly competent and personable attorney. I met Mark in law school and have stayed in touch with him over the years. Mark is always the attorney I call when I have a question about a patent matter or need to refer a client to a patent attorney.

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    Joan Davis Entertainment Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • 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

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 201103/13/2015
DCActive 200511/29/2015
FLMember in Good Standing200201/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
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
Associations
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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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris DoctorN/A2002
University of Central FloridaBusinessMasters 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