Mark Thomas

E: mark.thomas@fisherbroyles.com

T:  (703) 794-7266

M: (303) 587-3838

Denver Office

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Practice Areas:

  • FinTech and Blockchain
  • Intellectual Property
  • Internet & eCommerce
  • Technology

Bar Admissions:

  • Colorado
  • Illinois
  • USPTO

Education:

  • The John Marshall Law School,D., Cum Laude, 1994
  • Carnegie Mellon University, S.E.E. and C.S. (Double Major), 1984

Mark has over twenty years of legal experience in patent application preparation and prosecution, licensing and litigation support. Mark’s patent prosecution experience spans a wide array of technologies within the software, digital device, telecommunications, semiconductor device fabrication, electro-mechanical, and medical device arts.

As Assistant General Counsel for Intellectual Property and Transactions for TeleTech Holdings, Inc., a $1.5B public company (NASDAQ: TTEC), Mark was primarily responsible for intellectual property matters including all patent application preparation and prosecution. TeleTech is a customer relationship management (CRM) professional services and software-as-a-service (SaaS) company. Most of TeleTech’s patent applications are either software or telecommunications related.

As a Patent Attorney for U S WEST, Mark managed patent prosecution and the full range of intellectual property activities for two thirds of U S WEST’s divisions, including its Advanced Technologies (R&D), Wireless and Information Technologies (software development) divisions.

In private practice, Mark prepared and prosecuted numerous patent applications for AT&T Wireless, SAP SE , Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp. (TSMC).

Prior to pursuing his legal career, Mark worked as a Senior Hardware Engineer responsible for the design and integration of key architectural components in multiple mainframe-class computers.

Mark is a graduate from Carnegie Mellon University with a double major in Electrical Engineering and Software. He graduated cum laude from the John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois in 1994.