Marc E. Brown represents clients in the procurement, evaluation, enforcement and defense of high technology patents, trademarks (including domain names), trade secrets and copyrights, with emphasis on computer hardware, software, the internet, electronics and biomedical devices. Marc also performs due diligence studies, renders patentability and freedom to operate opinions, and negotiates and drafts software development and patent licensing agreements, as well as other technology-transfer agreements.
Marc teaches patent preparation, prosecution and counseling as an adjunct professor at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law. He also mentors new scientific advisors at McDermott on how to prepare and prosecute patents.
Marc is a widely published author on intellectual property law. He has been invited to speak at several legal conferences, trade shows and universities.
Marc is admitted to practice before numerous federal and state courts, at the trial and appellate levels. He served as law clerk and technical advisor to the US Court of Claims (now called the US Claims Court) in Washington, DC.
Marc held an Advanced Class Amateur Radio Operator's License (WB6WRI) and designed digital systems, analog circuity, servo systems and R.F. equipment. He has written database, web scraping and other software programs. Marc earned his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering.