Mark focuses his practice on litigation and patent prosecution in electrical, electro-mechanical, and software matters. Mark has worked with clients in a wide range of industries such as automotive, computer software, consumer products, and retail industry. His experience includes all aspects of intellectual property litigation;... see more >
Mark has represented clients from small to medium sized companies to Fortune 500 corporations. He has entered appearances as trial counsel before multiple Federal District courts throughout the country, including California, Michigan, and Texas.
In addition to his litigation experience, Mark also counsels client on the use of Open Source Software. He works with clients to better understand the complex software licenses and copyright matters.
Prior to coming to Brooks Kushman, Mark worked as a research and design engineer in the Electrical Systems Division for Toyota Engineering & Manufacturing North America and in the Navigation Division for Aisin AW, developing vehicle multimedia and telematics systems. Mark also worked together with Toyota`s legal department on patent infringement investigations as well as with Toyota`s sales division on next generation product improvements and business models. Mark is a named inventor on several patents related to his work with multimedia and telematics systems. < see less
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J.D., University of Detroit Mercy
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Wayne State University
State Bar of Michigan
Eight Brooks Kushman Lawyers Named To 2016 Super Lawyers List; Eight Attorneys Honored As Rising Stars
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman is pleased to announce that several of the firm’s attorneys have been named to the 2016 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list for their work in intellectual property law. The annual listing honors outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer...
Brooks Kushman Successfully Defends Patent Infringement Case for Domino's Pizza in Landmark Patent Litigation Case
SOUTHFIELD, Mich., - Brooks Kushman patent litigators, Frank Angileri, Tom Cunningham, and Mark Jotanovic successfully defended Domino`s Pizza in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas in a patent infringement case regarding the company`s store locator on its website. In 2010, GeoTag Inc., a non-practicing entity (“NPE”)...
Brooks Kushman Associates to Discuss IP Law and the America Invents Act at the University of Michigan
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman associates Marco Gatti and Mark Jotanovic will be discussing the importance of intellectual property law and how the America Invents Act (AIA) has impacted the industry to a Senior Design Class at the University of Michigan - Dearborn on Nov. 12. The presentation will detail the various types of patent and trademark...