Mark Van Ness


Mark Van Ness is a member of the Patent Practice Group. Mark is a registered patent attorney whose practice focuses on intellectual property protection in a variety of technologies, emphasizingelectronics and computers. Patent related services provided by Mark include preparation and prosecution of patent applications, client counseling regarding intellectual property issues, patent licensing, and preparation of legal opinions concerning patent validity and infringement. Mark has provided services to numerous clients regarding patents in networking, data storage and processing, telecommunications, microprocessors, electronic circuits and devices,and other software and hardware technologies.


  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Contact Information:

Office: Portland
Phone: 503.439.8778
Fax: 503.439.6073

Bar Admissions:

  • CO, Bar # 13508

Law School:

  • Georgetown University

Undergraduate/Graduate Education:

  • University of Colorado
    • B.S., Electrical Engineering
      • Degree Distinctions: With Honors
  • University of Colorado
    • B.A., Political Science
      • Degree Distinctions: cum laude

PTO Registration #: 39,865

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