Mark Davis is an accomplished lawyer with more than 30 years of experience representing multinational, domestic, and start-up companies regarding intellectual property and related international trade, data privacy, unfair competition, and antitrust matters. He has litigated disputes before US district courts throughout the country, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the International Trade Commission (ITC).
Mr. Davis has directed all aspects of these matters, from pre-suit investigation to discovery, trial, and appeal. He has also counseled clients regarding submissions pertaining to proposed rule submissions and comments regarding multiple iterations of the ITC’s Rules of Practice on behalf of various companies, and proposed revisions to 19 U.S.C. § 1337 to ease statutory requirements and make the statute G.A.T.T. compliant.
Mr. Davis has also helped clients navigate various transactions, by providing strategic advice to clients regarding intellectual property, unfair competition, and related antitrust laws. His experience includes assisting in the defensive and offensive acquisition of intellectual property portfolios, negotiating intellectual property licenses, and conducting due diligence investigations of intellectual property in corporate transactions. He has teamed with in-house general counsel, litigation and transactional counsel, and business management to create practical and strategic legal plans to advance long- and short-term corporate goals.
Mr. Davis is a thought leader who frequently authors and speaks on intellectual property and international trade-related issues. He co-authored the Section 337 Patent Investigation Management Guide, published by the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, and has presented on Section 337 Investigations at the China Chamber of International Commerce and the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade. He is on the planning committee for the Federal Circuit Bar Association’s annual Bench & Bar Conference.