Mark St. Amour is an intellectual property attorney. Mark concentrates his practice on patent prosecution, with an emphasis on the electro-mechanical arts.
Mark has experience assisting clients with a complete spectrum of intellectual property matters, including infringement, validity, inventorship, and ownership disputes. Mark has experience with trademark oppositions and interferences with the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, as well as inter partes reviews with the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board. He has provided opinions on patentability, validity, and infringement.
Prior to joining the firm, Mark worked at law firms specializing in intellectual property, gaining valuable experience with patent prosecution in a range of areas, including in the automotive, packaging, medical, and other industries, as well as litigation experience with patents, copyrights, and trademarks. Prior to his legal career, Mark was a mechanical engineer in the powertrain department for a major automotive manufacturer, where he rotated though numerous positions that included manufacturing process engineering, production and assembly support engineering, and product engineering.
Mark is a graduate of University of Michigan Law School (J.D., 2012). While in law school, he was active in the Michigan Law Intellectual Property Students Association, the trademark-related Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition, and the patent-related Giles Rich Intellectual Property Moot Court. Mark is also a graduate of Kettering University College of Engineering (B.S., Mechanical Engineering, cum laude, 2008).
Publications and Speaking Engagements
“Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Restriction Practice” (B2 IP Webinar, August 16, 2018)
State Bar of Michigan
U. S. Patent and Trademark Office
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin