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Mark G. Bloom, CLP, RTTP • Of Counsel

Profile

Mr. Bloom is an internationally-recognized Registered Patent Attorney, intellectual property (IP) strategist, and general business professional specializing in facilitating the strategic use of IP assets in business activities. He has held senior positions in Legal Services, Research Administration, Technology Transfer, Corporate Alliances, and as an external business advisor/ technology marketer, providing him with valuable perspectives on strategic priorities and day-to-day business concerns. He possesses over 25 years of experience in the identification, assessment, structuring, and capture of key opportunities consistent with strategic objectives.

He is currently a member of the Bars of Massachusetts, New York, and Wisconsin, and is licensed to practice before the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the U.S. Court of International Trade, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Bloom is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and is designated as a Certified Licensing Professional (CLP), as well as a Registered Technology Transfer Professional (RTTP). He has garnered and maintains the highest rating of “AV Preeminent” by the Martindale-Hubbell Attorney Peer Review Rating System®.

Mr. Bloom is an Adjunct Professor in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program in the Life Sciences Division of the College of Science and Engineering of the Hamad Bin Khalifa University (Doha, Qatar), where he teaches a graduate module entitled “Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in the Research Environment,” an Adjunct Professor in the College of Law and Public Policy of Hamad Bin Khalifa University (Doha, Qatar), where he lectures in the course entitled “Health Care Law and Practice”, and an Adjunct Professor in the University of New Hampshire School of Law’s Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property (Concord, NH, USA), where he teaches a course entitled “Technology Licensing: Theory, Law, and Practice.

Practice & Highlights

Mr. Bloom’s core areas of expertise include IP-related business strategies; technology-related business transactions; R&D-related transactions; licensing and technology transfer; start-up/spin-out activities; joint ventures and strategic alliances; relationship facilitation/management between public and private entities; global patent, trademark, trade secret, and copyright protection and management; strategic counseling and portfolio development; law of entrepreneurship; prevention of economic espionage; competitive intelligence (CI); healthcare law; law of pre-clinical and human clinical trials; information security and privacy management; legal policy, SOP, and template form development; and general knowledge-asset strategy and management.

Presentations and Publications

To date, Mr. Bloom has given 128 public presentations on a variety of IP and business topics, and has 31 publications, including four book chapters. Mr. Bloom previously served for eight years as Editor of AUTM’s Technology Transfer Practice Manual – a five-volume treatise focused on best practices in the field of academic technology transfer.