Mark is an Intellectual Property Paralegal, supporting the patent prosecution, litigation and trade mark teams. He has worked in support roles in Intellectual Property for over 30 years.
Mark has previously supported intellectual property administration teams at four of Australia’s leading IP firms, namely Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick, Davies Collison Cave, Watermark and FB Rice. In recent years, Mark has provided Patent Paralegal support for IP teams at K&L Gates and two of Australia’s leading medical research institutes, the Walter and Eliza Hall Medical Research Institute and the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute.
Mark looks forward to using his deep knowledge and experience to further the success of Pearce IP.
Australian Law Awards (Lawyers Weekly)
Finalist – Boutique Diversity Firm of the Year: Pearce IP (2022)
Finalist – Intellectual Property Team of the Year: Pearce IP (2022)
Winner – Intellectual Property Team of the Year: Pearce IP (2021)
IAM Patent 1000
Firm: Pearce IP ranked bronze for litigation and prosecution (2022)
Firm: Pearce IP ranked bronze for litigation and recommended for prosecution (2021)
Managing IP Stars
Firm: Pearce IP ranked – Tier 3 prosecution (2022)
Women in Business Law Awards – APAC
Shortlisted – Australian Firm of the Year (2022)
Australasian Lawyer 5-Star Awards
5-Star Intellectual Property Law Firm: Pearce IP (2021)
Lexology Legal Influencer
Healthcare and Life Sciences (Australasia): Pearce IP (Q2 2022, Q1 2021, Q4 2020)
Healthcare and Life Sciences (Cross-border): Pearce IP (2021)
Ranked as a market leading Intellectual Property firm (2023)
By 2027, be the premier life sciences IP practice in Australia.