Chicago Loop & Quad City Areas - By Appointment Only
Mark D. Weis is a seasoned intellectual property, corporate, and contract law attorney, handling a broad range of transactional and licensing services with a focus on intellectual property, and information technology.
Mark is also seasoned public speaker and presenter on various topics including software licensing, intellectual property and contract matters to both public and in-house audiences.
Mark has over 14 years experience practicing intellectual property, corporate and contract law which allows him to provide cutting-edge, creative and efficient solutions to complex problems.
Mark worked at one of the top intellectual property boutiques in the nation before going in-house at a Fortune 100 agriculture, construction, forestry and turf care equipment manufacturing company as the Global Information Technology Counsel & Senior Patent Attorney. His combined law firm and in-house experience provides him with the expertise and insight necessary to deliver top quality work while being cost effective.
Mark D. Weis Law, P.C., is a little different than most law firms. We understand that comprehensive legal protection means very little unless your business is maximizing its revenues and profits.
Unlike traditional law firms that try to do a little of everything, Mark D. Weis Law, P.C. caters to businesses of all sizes that need intellectual property, corporate or contract law assistance. Expect an exceptional level of personal service not common with most traditional law firms.
Whether it's helping you protect your intellectual property rights, navigating the complexities of corporate law, or drafting and negotiating agreements, we translate confusing legal concepts into straightforward, practical advice that's easy to understand.
Contact us today to see how we can make a difference.
|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||2001||03/24/2020|
|President||Mark D. Weis Law, P.C.||2013 - Present|
|Global Information Technology Counsel & Senior Patent Attorney||Deere & Company (John Deere)||2005 - 2013|
|Patent Attorney||Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione||2001 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Illinois State Bar Association, Intellectual Property||Member||2015 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association, General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm||Section Council||2015 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association, Intellectual Property||Section Council||2015 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association, General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm||Member||2013 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association, Corporate Law Departments||Member||2008 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association, Corporate Law Departments||Section Council||2008 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association||Member||2001 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association, Corporate Law Departments||Chairperson||2014 - 2015|
|Illinois State Bar Association, Corporate Law Departments||Vice Chair||2013 - 2014|
|Illinois State Bar Association, Corporate Law Departments||Secretary||2012 - 2013|
|Federal Circuit Bar Association||Member||2001 - 2012|
|American Intellectual Property Law Association||Member||2001 - 2010|
|Licensing Executives Society||Member||2001 - 2013|
|The Corporate Lawyer, Illinois State Bar Association||License grant—A licensee’s perspective||2016|
|General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Newsletter, Illinois State Bar Association||License Grant—A Licensee’s Perspective||2015|
|The Corporate Lawyer, Illinois State Bar Association||Intellectual Property Indemnification—A Licensee’s Perspective||2014|
|The John Marshall Law School, Chicago||JD - Juris Doctor||2001|
|Northern Illinois University||BS - Bachelor of Science||1998|
|Contracting: Incorporating Business Intent into Legal Paper or Till Death do us Part!||Intellectual Property Rights in Procurement Contracts||2016|
|Software Licensing from the Licensor and Licensee Perspectives, Silicon Valley||Software Licensing Agreements||2015|
|Software Licensing from the Licensor and Licensee Perspectives, Chicago||Software Licensing Agreements||2015|
|Intellectual Property 101: A Primer for In-House Attorneys Webcast||Intellectual Property||2011|
|ISBA Solo and Small Firm Conference||Inevitable Disclosure||2010|
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