Mark J. Abate

Mark Abate is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s foremost IP lawyers. U.S. News-Best Lawyers recognized Mr. Abate as its New York City patent litigation “Lawyer of the Year” for 2015. Chambers USA refers to Mr. Abate as “a true gentleman and a fantastic trial lawyer” and “an accomplished and respected patent litigator” and notes he “is respected by judges,” “sought after for his lengthy experience before the ITC” and has a “winning combination of legal and technical expertise.” IAM Patent Litigation 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals refers to Mr. Abate as “a most sought-after trial lawyer,” "deeply professional," "tactically smart" and notes “he consistently secures favorable results.”

Mr. Abate concentrates his practice on trials and appeals of patent infringement cases, and has particular expertise in matters involving electronics, computers, software, financial systems and electrical, mechanical and medical devices. He has tried cases to successful conclusions in U.S. district courts and the U.S. International Trade Commission and has argued appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He is a past-President of both the New York Intellectual Property Law Association and the New Jersey Intellectual Property Law Association and is a board member of the Federal Circuit Historical Society. He served as a law clerk for Chief Judge Howard T. Markey of the Federal Circuit.

Mr. Abate is a partner at Goodwin Procter LLP in New York

Advisory Council Committee: 
Intellectual Property