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Mark Wittow

Licensing Attorney at Seattle, WA

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Licensed for 34 years
State AK
Status Active
Acquired 1990
Updated 12/13/2022
State WA
Status Active
Acquired 1988
Updated 11/25/2022

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K&L Gates
925 Fourth Avenue Suite 2900
Seattle, WA, 98104

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Posted by Liza | November 4, 2015
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I hired Mark to help me with a contract/copyright issue, he answered all my questions and then some, he explained everything in a way so that I understood, and he was fast and nice. My issue was resolved and I have some good advice going forward.

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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • K&L Gates
  • 1989 - Present

Education

  • Harvard University Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1988
  • Hampshire College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1977

Associations

  • Copyright Society of the U.S.A.
  • Chair, Pacific Northwest Chapter
  • 2013 - Present
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Alaska Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • King County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Intellectual Property Law Super Lawyer
  • Washington Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • WA Intellectual Property Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2015
  • Top Rated Lawyer
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • Robert C. Cumbow Brio Award for Pro Bono Service
  • Washington Lawyers for the Arts
  • 2015
  • Intellectual Property Super Lawyer
  • Washington Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer
  • Washington Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Intellectual Property Super Lawyer
  • Washington Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Intellectual Property Super Lawer
  • Washington Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Intellectual Property Super Lawyer
  • Washington Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Avvo Top Contracts/Agreements Lawyer
  • Washington CEO Magazine
  • 2008
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Publications

  • Annual Review of Intellectual Property Law Developments - 2010 (American Bar Association)
  • Personal, Noncommercial File Sharing of Copyrighted Music is Not a Fair Use
  • 2011
  • BITKOM Newsline
  • Changing Legal Rules for US and UK Information Technology Contracts
  • 2010
  • CIO Magazine
  • How Using Open Source Software Can Affect Your Company's Value
  • 2010
  • King County Bar Association
  • Copyright Basics
  • 2006
  • Puget Sound Business Journal
  • Selling the Business? Prepare for 200 Questions (Acquisitions Due Diligence)
  • 2006
  • Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts
  • Judgments
  • 2006
  • Preston Gates E-Alert
  • U.S. Supreme Court Rules Companies Promoting Infringing Uses Of A Product Or Service As Principal Or Primary Use Are Liable For Copyright Infringement
  • 2005
  • Computer Law Review International
  • Liability for File Sharing Software
  • 2005
  • Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts
  • Judgments
  • 2005
  • ExecBlueprints
  • Avoiding Legal Landmines in Software Development and Licensing
  • 2005
  • ExecBlueprints
  • Privacy — Adjusting to Changes in Technology
  • 2005
  • Developments in the Law Concerning Databases
  • Developments in the Law Concerning Databases
  • 2004
  • Inside The Minds: The Laws Behind Technology — Leading Lawyers on the Legal Aspects of Patents, Software Licensing, Telecommunications, & More
  • Technology Law in Action
  • 2004
  • Developments in the Law Concerning Computer Programs
  • Developments in the Law Concerning Computer Programs
  • 2003
  • Intellectual Property for Non-Specialists Deskbook
  • Copyright Chapter
  • 2003
  • Computer Law Review International
  • Enforceability of Foreign Court Decisions — Yahoo! v. La Ligue Contre Le Racisme
  • 2002
  • Internet Law for the Business Lawyer
  • Software and Data Licensing
  • 2001
  • Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law in Review - Oil and Gas Exploration and Production — Legislative, Judicial and Administrative Developments in Alaska
  • Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law in Review - Oil and Gas Exploration and Production — Legislative, Judicial and Administrative Developments in Alaska
  • 1998
  • Natural Resource Damages
  • Economic Methodologies for Valuing Natural Resource Damages
  • 1993
  • Developments in the Law Concerning Online Trademark Uses and Contextual Advertising
  • Developments in the Law Concerning Online Trademark Uses and Contextual Advertising
  • N/A
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Speaking Engagements

  • WA Intellectual Property Law Institute
  • Copyright Law Developments
  • 2017
  • Midwest Intellectual Property Institute
  • Copyright Law Developments
  • 2016
  • Intellectual Property Law Review
  • Copyright Law Developments
  • 2016
  • IP Essentials for Business and Transactional Lawyers: Know Enough Not to Be Dangerous
  • Copyright Law Basics
  • 2016
  • AIPLA Spring Conference
  • Copyright Law Developments
  • 2015
  • Music Law 101
  • Music Copyright Issues
  • 2014
  • Intellectual Property Law Institute
  • Music Copyright Law Developments
  • 2014
  • LSI Conference on Licensing IP Technology
  • Cloud Computing – Understanding and Mitigating Risks
  • 2013
  • LSI Conference on Cloud Services and Related Big Data Issues
  • Getting the Deal Done: Spotting and Resolving Legal Issues for Cloud Computing and Big Data Services
  • 2013
  • WLA Seminar
  • Copyright Fundamentals
  • 2012
  • Angel Capital Association Northwest Regional Meeting
  • IP Issues for Exits
  • 2011
  • Alaska Bar Association CLE for Corporate and Other In-House Counsel
  • Protection and Enforcement of Trade Secrets
  • 2011
  • Cloud Computing 2010: Is Your Copmany Ready?
  • Cloud Computing - Recent Litigation Developments, Anticipating New Claims
  • 2010
  • Intellectual Property Law Institute
  • Competitive Intelligence - Safely Navigating Intellectual Property Minefields
  • 2010
  • The Practical and Tactical Art of the Deal in Software Licensing Agreements
  • Drafting Contracts that Meet Current Business Needs
  • 2009
  • IQPC 5th Patent Strategies Conference
  • Conforming Complex Licensing Transactions to Business Objectives
  • 2008
  • Licensing Executives Society
  • Implications of MedImmune v. Genetech for Patent Licensing and Other Hot Topics
  • 2007
  • Copyright Society of the USA, Northwest Chapter
  • Copyright Essentials — Protection for Architecture and Maps with a Special Focus on Virtual Worlds
  • 2006
  • Washington State Bar Association Intellectual Property Section
  • Intellectual Property Licensing Trends: Recent Case Law Developments, Annual Intellectual Property Licensing Seminar
  • 2006
  • Unknown
  • Legal Issues for Writers: Copyright
  • 2006
  • Unknown
  • Copyright Basics, Intellectual Property for Non—Specialists CLE
  • 2006
  • Raincoast Computer Conference
  • Legal Issues for Website Designers
  • 2005
  • 20th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference
  • Recent Developments in the Protection and Use of Databases
  • 2005
  • Business Law and Intellectual Property Sections
  • Databases — To License or Not to License, Licensing Essentials for Business and Technology Lawyers
  • 2004
  • Unknown
  • Register Your Work — Nuts and Bolts of Copyright Registration and Enforcement
  • 2004
  • Law Seminars International
  • Overview of Export Controls and Technology Export Issues, Advanced IP Licensing Transactions
  • 2004
  • CLE on Copying Intellectual Property for Business, School, Art or Home Use: Practical Advice for the 21st Century
  • Applying Copyright Rules In Light Of New Legal Developments (Including DMCA): Software, Digital Media, Internet & Related Issues
  • 2003
  • Computer Law CLE, Law Seminars International
  • Electronic Transactions and UETA — Traps for the Unwary
  • 2002
  • Unknown
  • Electronic Commerce Law Update, Business Law Section Mid—Year Meeting/CLE
  • 2002
  • Seattle University IP Law Society
  • Copyright and Trade Secret Issues in Intellectual Property Audits, Intellectual Property Valuation and Audits Conference
  • 2002
  • CLE, LSI
  • Privacy Law Litigation Developments, Responding to Privacy Laws
  • 2001
  • Washington State Ethics and Election Conference
  • Emerging Issues from the Internet
  • 1999
  • CLE, LSI
  • Intellectual Property Litigation, Computer Law
  • 1998
  • CLE
  • Entangled in the World Wide Web: Legal Liability in Cyberspace, Intellectual Property and Internet Law
  • 1998
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Intellectual property Attorney | Jan 25
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"I endorse this lawyer. Mark has the ability to analyze a complicated factual scenario and come up with an effective plan to resolve the underlying issues. I go to him for advice and have recommended him to clients."

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Seattle Licensing Lawyer Mark Wittow
Mark Wittow
Licensing Attorney
Seattle, WA
Licensed for 34 years