Mark E. Wiemelt

Wiemelt Knechtel
Contact: 800.322.6562
312.372.7664
Experience:
Law Schools: Harvard Law School - Harvard University
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Jurisdictions: Arizona
Illinois
Michigan
United States Patent and Trademark Office
4th Circuit
7th Circuit
Federal Circuit
United States District Court - Arizona (pro hac vice)
United States District Court - Baltimore, Maryland (pro hac vice)
United States District Court - Central District of Illinois
United States District Court - District of Utah (pro hac vice)
United States District Court - Middle District of North Carolina (pro hac vice)
United States District Court - Minnesota (pro hac vice)
United States District Court - Northern District of California (pro hac vice)
United States District Court - Northern District of Illinois
United States District Court - Southern District of Illinois
United States District Court - Southern District of New York (pro hac vice)
United States District Court - Western District of Michigan
United States District Court - Western District of Missouri (pro hac vice);

OVERVIEW

About Mark E. Wiemelt
Chicago registered patent attorney and trial lawyer with an international practice focused on patents, trademarks, copyrights, life science, FDA, Hatch-Waxman, pharma & generic drugs, trade secrets, Lanham Act, unfair competition, false advertising, false patent marking, Internet, domain name, e-commerce, technology, licensing and computer law matters, including prosecution, enforcement and litigation. Ranked among the "TOP PATENT FIRMS" in the U.S. in the March 2013, February 2012, and March 2010 issues of Intellectual Property Today, a monthly publication focused on legal issues in patent, trademark and copyright law. Also ranked among the "TOP TRADEMARK FIRMS" in the U.S. in the May 2014, May 2013, May 2012, May 2011, May 2010, and May 2009 issues of Intellectual Property Today.
Practice Areas
  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Intellectual Property
Additional Practice Areas
  • Copyright
  • Unfair Competition
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    • via PayPal
  • Contingent Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Arizona
Illinois
Michigan
United States Patent and Trademark Office
4th Circuit
7th Circuit
Federal Circuit
United States District Court - Arizona (pro hac vice)
United States District Court - Baltimore, Maryland (pro hac vice)
United States District Court - Central District of Illinois
United States District Court - District of Utah (pro hac vice)
United States District Court - Middle District of North Carolina (pro hac vice)
United States District Court - Minnesota (pro hac vice)
United States District Court - Northern District of California (pro hac vice)
United States District Court - Northern District of Illinois
United States District Court - Southern District of Illinois
United States District Court - Southern District of New York (pro hac vice)
United States District Court - Western District of Michigan
United States District Court - Western District of Missouri (pro hac vice);
Certifications
Registered Patent Attorney (United States Patent and Trademark Office)
Languages
 SpokenWritten
EnglishYesYes
Professional Experience
Managing Attorney, Wiemelt Knechtel
-Current
Education
Harvard Law School - Harvard UniversityGraduate CopyrightX (2014)Copyright Law
Details: Graduate of CopyrightX, offered under the auspices of Harvard Law School, the HarvardX distance-learning initiative, and the Berkman Center for Internet and Society. The course explores the current law of copyright and the ongoing debates concerning how that law should be reformed.
Southern Illinois University - CarbondaleJ.D. (1991)Law
Honors: Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award; and Dean's List
Bradley UniversityB.S.Mechanical Engineering
Awards
Ranked among "TOP TRADEMARK FIRMS" in the U.S., Intellectual Property Today
Ranked among "TOP PATENT FIRMS" in the U.S., Intellectual Property Today
Ranked among "TOP TRADEMARK FIRMS" in the U.S., Intellectual Property Today
Ranked among the "TOP PATENT FIRMS" in the U.S, Intellectual Property Today
Ranked among the "TOP TRADEMARK FIRMS" in the U.S, Intellectual Property Today
Ranked among the "TOP TRADEMARK FIRMS" in the U.S., Intellectual Property Today
Ranked among the "TOP PATENT FIRMS" in the U.S., Intellectual Property Today
Ranked among the "TOP TRADEMARK FIRMS" in the U.S., Intellectual Property Today
Ranked among the "TOP TRADEMARK FIRMS" in the U.S., Intellectual Property Today
Dean's List, Southern Illinois University - Carbondale - School of Law
American Jurisprudence Award, Lawyers Cooperative Publishing
Professional Associations
Member, Federal Circuit Bar Association; Federal Trial Bar of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois; Chicago Bar Association; DuPage County Bar Association; Peoria County Bar Association; Illinois State Bar Association; American Bar Association; American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Intellectual Property Lawyers Association (AIPLA). Member of the folowing AIPLA Committees: Anti-Counterfeiting and Anti-Piracy, Antitrust Law, Copyright Law, Emerging Technologies, Industrial Designs, Interference, International Trade Commission, Inventor Issues, IP Practice in Europe, IP Practice in Japan, IP Practice in Latin America, IP Practice in the Far East, Licensing and Management of IP Assets, Patent Law, Patent Litigation, PCT Issues Professional Programs, Special Cmte on Mergers & Acquisitions Special Committee on the FDA, Trade Secret Law, Trademark Internet/Cyberspace, Trademark Law, Trademark Litigation and Trademark Treaties and International Law
Current

PUBLICATIONS

Articles & Publications
  • Insurance Coverage for Patent, Trademark and Copyright Infringement Claims
    Illinois State Bar Association - Corporation, Securities & Business Law Forum
  • Malpractice Made Simple: Trademark Pitfalls for the Business Lawyer
    Illinois State Bar Association - Corporation, Securities & Business Law Forum

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Chicago, IL 60603
USA
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Fax: 312.372.6568
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