Mark C. Johnson, Esq., managing partner of Johnson | Dalal, is a Registered Patent Attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, a licensed attorney with the Florida Bar, and a Florida Board Certified Expert and Specialist in Intellectual Property Law. Mark also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. Mr. Johnson and the Firm's primary focus is to assist all clients in the protection, prosecution, and preservation of Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, and other Intellectual Property matters. Mark also sits on the Board of Directors for Gold Coast Venture Capital Association, a non-profit founded in 1984 to provide a forum to share information that is pertinent to and develop relationships among entrepreneurs, investors and service providers in Florida’s Gold Coast, roughly defined as Palm Beach to Miami.
Before practicing as an attorney, Mark worked as an engineer for a south-Florida aerospace Fortune 500 company, practicing in the company's aviation product unit. While in law school, Mark was an editor on the Nova Law Review and was consistently in the top 10% of his class, graduating magna cum laude. During his time in law school, Mark was selected to partake in a legal externship with Motorola Solutions, working in its intellectual property division and under the direction of in-house patent counsel.
Prior to focusing his practice on intellectual property law, Mark practiced law as a commercial litigator at a busy litigation firm, allowing him to gain invaluable courtroom experience. During the scope of his position as a commercial litigator, Mark recovered hundreds of thousands of dollars for his corporate clients and was personally involved in hundreds of litigation cases. It was here, that Mark honed his craft as a trial attorney, by conducting numerous depositions, hearings, mediations, arbitrations, and further tried jury as well as bench trials.
Mark, a registered patent attorney practicing out of Fort Lauderdale, Plantation, and Tampa, has significant experience in preparing and prosecuting patents ranging from simple consumer products to industrial equipment and software, and everything in between. Exemplary patents in which Mark helped obtain are listed below. Since 2014, Mark has been repeatedly identified to be among the Top Young Lawyers in Florida by the Florida Super Lawyers publication, and has since 2013 also been repeatedly recognized by his peers to be one of Florida’s Legal Elite lawyers in intellectual property.
Outside of his legal work, Mark is an active member of his community and loves spending time with his wife and two kids.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||2010||04/04/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Board Certified - Intellectual Property Law||Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education||2017|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Legal Elite||Florida Trend Magazine||2015|
|Mechanical Engineer||Heico Component Repair Group||2005 - 2010|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Intellectual Property Society||Member||2015 - Present|
|Broward County Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|American Society of Mechanical Engineers||Member||2005 - Present|
|Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center||JD - Juris Doctor||2010|
|Florida Atlantic University||BS - Bachelor of Science (Mechanical Engineering)||2006|
|Spark Hollywood||Protecting your Intellectual Property in Today's Day and Age||2018|
|Intellectual Property Round Table||Securing Funds for Patent Prosecution in the 21st Century||2017|
|Recent Patent Prosecution Matters||Patents Issued|
|Recent Trademark Prosecution Matters||Trademarks Issued|
|Recent Patent/Trademark/Copyright Litigation Matters||Success|
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