August 9, 2022

Volume XII, Number 221


Mark D. Hammond

Mark is an intellectual property attorney and registered patent agent with a background in engineering. He focuses his practice on patent prosecution, patent office proceedings, and patent litigation support. He works primarily with clients in the semiconductors, electronics, software, and medical devices industries.

Prior to joining Mintz, Mark worked as an associate in the San Diego office of a Seattle-based international law firm. He also worked as a summer associate with intellectual property law firms in Houston and Salt Lake City and served as a summer intern in the Madrid office of a global law firm.

Before attending law school, Mark worked as a DRAM product and yield enhancement engineer with a computer memory and computer data storage manufacturer.

As an undergraduate, Mark interned at a company that provides systems engineering services for aerospace vehicles. Through a cooperative education program, he also worked as an RF test engineer and a reliability engineer for a company that manufactures secure networked communication solutions. At the University of Utah, Mark served in an Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program assistantship and received a Merrill Engineering Scholars Fellowship.


  • Patent Prosecution & Strategic Counseling
  • Patent Prosecution
  • Patent Portfolio Strategy


  • Technology
  • MedTech, Tools, and Devices
  • Semiconductors

Articles in the National Law Review database by Mark D. Hammond