Mark Liang focuses his legal practice on patent and technology- related litigation. He has experience in all stages of patent cases, including claim construction, fact and expert discovery, dispositive motions, trial, post-trial, and appeal. He represents clients in federal courts, the International Trade Commission, and United States Patent and Trademark Office, including reexaminations and inter partes review (IPR). He has litigated over eighty patent matters in district courts, five ITC investigations, and over fifty IPRs and reexamination proceedings. He has been on several successful trial teams, including in the Eastern District of Texas, Western District of Texas, District of Delaware, and the International Trade Commission, and has also served as lead counsel for clients in IPR proceedings. He has argued at dozens of hearings on claim construction and dispositive motions, and also taken/defended several dozen depositions, including of expert witnesses, inventors, and corporate fact witnesses. He has also briefed and argued appeals at the Federal Circuit.
Mark has a background in electrical engineering, and he leverages his expertise to assist clients across a number of technical fields, including telecommunications, signal processing, multimedia, computer graphics, virtual and augmented reality, computer hardware, electronics, internet technologies, display technologies, machine learning, neural networks, artificial intelligence, and semiconductor/chip structures and fabrication. He focuses his practice on the most contentious patent litigation matters, particularly the most technically challenging cases. He also handles trade secret matters and advises on software copyright and technology standards matters, including F/RAND damages and obligations to standards setting organizations. He has received industry recognition, including being identified as a Rising Star by Managing IP, a noted and recommended patent litigation practitioner by The Legal 500, and Under 40 Rising Star by Benchmark Litigation. Mark also publishes and speaks regularly on issues relating to patent law and litigation, artificial intelligence, and emerging technologies. He is a faculty member for Practising Law Institute (PLI) and Strafford, and regular contributor to the firm’s artificial intelligence hub and client alerts.