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Mark E. Strickland


Patent Attorney and Computer Science Ph.D. student at Arizona State University.

Experienced attorney focused on assisting leading companies in highly competitive markets. Commercial litigator on behalf of large technology-driven clients in federal courts throughout the country and the International Trade Commission.

Professional goal is to apply legal and technical knowledge to make the most efficient and effective use of existing portfolios and processes, as well as expand portfolios and processes to drive positive change.

Target Role: In-house counsel for a leading company with responsibilities focusing on understanding, explaining, and utilizing technology to achieve business goals.


Ph.D. in Computer Science, Arizona State University, May 2021 (Expected), 4.0/4.0

J.D., Northwestern University School of Law, May 1999

B.S. in Aerospace Engineering (Magna Cum Laude), University of Cincinnati, June 1991

Work Experience

Partner, Perkins Coie LLP

Associate, Brown & Bain, PA and Perkins Coie Brown & Bain, PA

Judicial Clerk to the Hon. Richard Linn, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Associate, Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky LLP

Systems Programmer, University of Chicago

Aerospace Engineer, NASA Langley Research Center

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Licenses & Admissions

Patent Attorney: U.S. Patent & Trademark Office Reg. No. 45138
State Bar Admissions: Arizona (active), District of Columbia (active), Virginia (inactive)
Court Admissions: Federal Circuit, 4th Circuit, District of Arizona


Programming/Scripting Languages & Frameworks: Python, PyTorch, Tensorflow, Keras, NumPy, Pandas, Theano, Caffe, R, Java, C, C++, Objective-C, Swift, SQLite, HTML, Jekyll

Tools & OS: MATLAB, Git, Agile/Scrum, AWS, GCP, Azure, Docker, Linux, SunOS, Solaris, IRIX, HP-UX, VMS, MTS