Mark Chapman is a partner in the New York office. Mr. Chapman has over twenty years of experience litigating patent cases, primarily for technology, automotive, aerospace and medical device clients. He has litigated patent cases in district courts around the country and the ITC, and has participated in several jury and bench trials. He has also represented clients in several contested inter partes reviews and inter partes reexaminations in the PTAB, as well as many patent appeals to the Federal Circuit from both courts and the PTAB.
Mr. Chapman has also coordinated and supported foreign patent litigation and related opposition and nullity proceedings, working closely with patent litigation counsel in Canada, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Germany, France and Italy. He has also litigated trade secret disputes, negotiated and drafted license, joint venture and other IP agreements, provided patent invalidity and non-infringement opinions, and provided general patent and litigation counseling.
Mr. Chapman has extensive experience litigating patent cases in the automotive industry, including cases that involved laser cruise control systems, GPS navigation systems, acceleration sensors, blind spot monitoring systems, collision warning systems, lane departure warning systems, window pinch systems, airbag systems, and media display systems. He also has substantial experience litigating patent cases in the technology industry, including cases related to smartphones, gaming consoles, TVs, cameras, DVRs, Blu-ray/DVD players, user interfaces and video surveillance systems. Mr. Chapman has also litigated patent cases in other fields, including aerospace technology and medical devices.
Before joining Haug Partners, Mr. Chapman was a partner at Kenyon & Kenyon, as well as Andrews Kurth Kenyon and Hunton Andrews Kurth. Before joining Kenyon as an associate, Mr. Chapman worked as a corporate associate at Sullivan & Cromwell. Before that, he clerked at the Supreme Court of Canada for Justice John C. Major.