Mark J.E. McCarthy

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Mark J.E. McCarthy

Attorney Bio

Mark is an electrical engineer and registered patent attorney with over 15 years’ experience prosecuting patents and participating in inter partes reviews of patents in a variety of fields, including computer networking, operating systems, image processing, telecom optics, machine learning, cache memory management, touchscreens, encryption, oilfield simulations, and financial applications.


  • University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 2016
  • Princeton University, NJ, M.S. Electrical Engineering, 2004
  • Queen’s University, Canada, B.S. Electrical Engineering, 2003

Admitted to Practice

  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

Experience Highlights

In his fifteen-plus years as a patent practitioner, Mark has helped both fortune 500 companies and startups manage and evaluate their patent portfolios. Further, Mark has significant experience dealing with patent-eligibility issues associated with software inventions.