Over the past 30 years, Marv has litigated 40-plus infringement actions and prosecuted patents and trademarks before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for international, Fortune 500, and midsized U.S. clients, including many patents of major economic significance.
He regularly counsels clients on validity and infringement issues. In addition, Marv has taught as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law School and has written a treatise entitled Taxation of Intellectual Property and Technology, published by Matthew Bender.
Harvesting Your Intellectual Assets: Strategists for Driving Growth and Shareholder Value
Management Committee (2004 and 2005)
Wharton Club of Washington
Over the past 20 years, Marv has lectured extensively on various patent law topics including the taxation of intellectual property.
After receiving his undergraduate mechanical engineering degree and his MBA degree, Marv served as a patent examiner in the United States Patent and Trademark Office. After law school, he joined Larson & Taylor, an intellectual property firm which merged with Stites & Harbison on Jan. 1, 2004.
Marv is active in a number of alumni associations. He has served as president of the Wharton Club of Washington and is the lifetime president of his graduating class from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Martindale-Hubbell® AV-Preeminent® Peer Review Rated
Best Lawyers in America®, Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation - Patent; Patent Law; Trademark Law (2009-20)
Expert Guides, The World's Leading Lawyers Chosen by Their Peers, Patents (2017)
Managing Intellectual Property, IP Stars (2013-19)
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 has recognized 75 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys as selected by their peers in 49 areas of practice. Forty-three of those attorneys selected have been honored for 10 consecutive years or more.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Managing Intellectual Property magazine has named seven Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys to the 2019 “IP Stars” list.
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