In his second decade serving as a patent prosecution paralegal, Mark Sweetin is appreciated by attorneys and clients alike for his considerable attention to detail and grasp of the bigger picture goals. Mark’s ability to understand the complexities of patent prosecution allow him to support client teams well.
Mark serves as a paralegal regarding virtually all aspects of U.S. and foreign patent filings and prosecution, patent portfolio maintenance, the preparation of patent status reports and patent searches, including due diligence.
Mark is valued for his focus on ensuring that the details of the patent prosecution process are correct, all deadlines are met, and responses addressed. Because of his in-depth experience in this area of the law, Mark can anticipate potential problems before progress is ultimately obstructed.
His keen understanding of the rules and procedures that drive both domestic and international patent prosecution initiatives allow him to keep matters on track and progressing toward the right end.
Prior to becoming a paralegal, Mark lived and worked in South Korea, which included working four years as a legal assistant at the Korean law firm Kim & Chang and serving as Congress Secretariat Correspondence Coordinator for the 12th International Congress on Criminology at the Korean Institute of Criminology.