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Managing Partner
Registered Patent Attorney

Mark Malek focuses his practice on representing clients before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and counseling inventors and businesses on various intellectual property strategies. Mark enjoys working with his clients to understand their long-term goals and tailoring their intellectual property strategies to help achieve those goals. Mark is a registered patent attorney and admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Mark also focuses his practice on licensing and enforcing intellectual property rights, as well as helping clients determine the best ways to monetize their intellectual property.

You can download Mark’s article, Markman Exposed: Continuing Problems with Markman Hearings, at this link. This research remains relevant today and has been cited by other researchers in the field of intellectual property.

Mark is involved in his community and serves on the Board of Directors for Junior Achievement of the Space Coast (past chair) and the United Way of Brevard. He also participates with The Florida Bar Justice Teaching program, the March of Dimes (past chair of Signature Chef’s Auction), the Brevard Schools Foundation, the Scott Center for Autism Treatment at Florida Institute of Technology, the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast, and Tied Together (an organization that mentors young men and provides them critical life skills).

Mark also participates with the firm’s foundation, The No Bad Days Foundation, which supports children that have medical disabilities but are unable to acquire life-enhancing medical devices and other necessities. He encourages you to view our community involvement page to see how you can join Widerman Malek, PL in lending a helping hand to others.

Mark worships at Church 4 The Beach in Indian Harbour Beach. He has two young sons who keep him busy with their activities such as crew and ice hockey, and who have an ability to talk him into trying almost anything, like surfing, snowboarding (now officially retired), scuba diving, and skateboarding.


  • University of Dayton (B.S., Civil Engineering, 1997)
  • University of Orlando (M.B.A., 1999)
  • Barry University (J.D., 2002)


  • Florida
  • New York
  • District of Columbia
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court of Florida (Middle District)
  • U.S. District Court of Florida (Southern District)
  • United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Areas of Practice

  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Copyrights
  • Intellectual Property Litigation

Professional Activities

  • AIPLA – Member and Vice-Chair of Patent Cooperation Treaty Issues Committee (2020-2021)
  • Contributing author at TacticalIP
  • Author – Markman exposed: Continuing Problems with Markman Hearings.
  • University of Florida Journal of Technology Law and Policy