Mark Bloomberg is a high-stakes commercial litigator, focusing on intellectual property, commercial litigation, and financial litigation.  With nearly 40 years of experience, he has represented clients in a variety of actions, and advised clients concerning patents, licenses, acquisitions and commercial agreements.

Mr. Bloomberg’s experience ranges from representing American-based securities firms concerning intellectual property and commercial matters relating to equities, securities, futures and options, to representing clients in a number of areas, including electronic trading systems, business methods, computers, telecommunication systems and the Internet.

Mr. Bloomberg also counsels clients in connection with commercial disputes. He has conducted investigations concerning private equity acquisitions, intellectual property rights, software agreements, indemnification and standards requirements, and negotiated and prepared patent licenses, settlement agreements and purchase agreements.

Prior to joining Zuber Lawler, Mr. Bloomberg was a Partner at Ropes & Gray LLP.  Before attending Harvard Law School, Mr. Bloomberg worked in the Spacecraft Steering and Control Group at the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, where he designed algorithms for the inertial guidance system of the MX Missile.

Notable Representations

  • Represented a major American company in the microprocessor and telecommunications industry in connection with indemnification claims by its cellular telephone and base station equipment customers.
  • Represented a leading insurance company in a two-week jury trial for alleged infringement of a patent relating to a method for administering annuity contracts.
  • Represented a leading international gear manufacturer in connection of bankruptcy of U.S. subsidiary and protection of trade secrets in possession of subsidiary.
  • Represented a leading technology innovator of electronic trading systems in connection with its acquisition and assertion of a patent relating to automated futures trading systems, resulting in royalty payments of $48 million.
  • Represented a global securities exchange and private investor in an action for alleged copyright infringement relating to electronic trading system software based on alleged breach of a contract for the joint development of an electronic trading system. The $50 million copyright infringement claim was dismissed with prejudice based on a license defense, and the remaining state law claims were dismissed from the federal action.
  • Represented a major American company in the electrical connector industry in connection claim for breach of contract by the manufacture of connectors that were the subject of a joint development agreement.
  • Represented a major American retailer in connection with indemnification claims for its use of purchased products.

Representative Publications & Presentations

  • Quantum Patent Talk (June 2022).
  • Patents And Artificial Intelligence 101 (May 2021).
  • Examination And Cross Examination Of An Expert (June 2020).
  • Preparing Witnesses for Deposition: Overcoming Challenges With 30(b)(6) Representatives and Fact and Expert Witnesses (January 2017).
  • Tips for Preparing the Expert Witness for His or Her Deposition (May 2015).
  • Can You Practice Law In The Cloud? Ethical Considerations (December 2013).
  • Business Method Patents in Biopharmaceuticals: Fad Or The Real Deal? (May 2007).
  • Extraterritorial Application Of Business Method Patents (August 2006).