Mark R. Galis

Co-Chair, Chicago Intellectual Property & Technology Practice at Greenberg Traurig LLP

Mark R. Galis

Mark R. Galis

Co-Chair, Chicago Intellectual Property & Technology Practice at Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Mark R. Galis is Co-Chair of the firm’s Global Intellectual Property & Technology Practice and Co-Chair of the Chicago Intellectual Property & Technology Practice. He concentrates his practice on patent, trademark and copyright matters, with a focus on litigation, IP portfolio management, business method/eCommerce/Internet patents and transactional intellectual property. His experience includes overseeing all aspects of the patent and trademark portfolios of large, middle market and start-up entities, including the preparation of patent and trademark opinions, litigation, acquisitions and sale of intellectual property and licensing agreements. In addition, Mark has handled a number of patent disputes involving business method patents, particularly those in the eCommerce area.

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Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Shareholder & Executive Chairman at Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Shareholder & Chair, Statutory Compliance & Contracts & Regulatory Practice Group at Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Shareholder & Chair, International Tax Practice at Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Mark R. Galis
Co-Chair, Chicago Intellectual Property & Technology Practice at Greenberg Traurig LLP
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JD
Class of 1991

Since enrolling its first class in 1865, The George Washington University Law School has produced some of the finest minds across the spectrum of legal scholarship. That tradition continues today, as GW Law graduates use the knowledge and skills they gain here to influence the critical legal conversations of our times.

BS in Mechanical Engineering
Class of 1988

The University of Notre Dame’s endowment provides nearly $100 million in financial aid annually to help students pay for college. Less than a generation ago, in 1990, the number was around $5 million. They’ve been able to keep pace with the rapidly growing financial needs of students, in part, by making smart investments in private equity.

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Founded in 1897, AIPLA is a national bar association constituted primarily of lawyers in private and corporate practice, in government service, and in the academic community. AIPLA represents a wide and diverse spectrum of individuals, companies and institutions involved directly or indirectly in the practice of patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and unfair competition law, as well as other fields of law affecting intellectual property. Our members represent both owners and users of intellectual property.

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The Chicago Bar Association is one of the oldest and most active metropolitan bar associations in the United States. The Association's voluntary membership of 22,000 consists largely of lawyers and judges from Cook County and the State of Illinois.

Career History
Co-Chair, Chicago Intellectual Property & Technology Practice
Current

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from 36 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Greenberg Traurig is among the Top 10 law firms on The National Law Journal's 2013 NLJ 350, an annual ranking of the largest firms in the U.S.

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The University of Chicago Booth School of Business is a graduate business school located in Chicago, Illinois, at the University of Chicago. Formerly known as the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, Chicago Booth is the second-oldest business school in the U.S., the first such school to offer an Executive MBA program, and the first to initiate a Ph.D. program in business. The school was renamed in 2008 following a $300 million endowment gift to the school by alumnus David G. Booth. The school has the third-largest endowment of any business school. The school's flagship campus is located in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago on the main campus of the university. The school also maintains additional campuses in London and Asia (originally Singapore, but in July 2013 a move to Hong Kong was announced), as well as in downtown Chicago on the Magnificent Mile. In addition to conducting graduate business programs, the school conducts research in the fields of finance, economics, quantitative marketing research, and accounting. Chicago Booth is currently ranked first in the United States by Bloomberg Businessweek and first globally by the Economist.

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Awards & Honors
Court Admission: US Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
Admitted to the Illinois Bar
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