Vedder Price

Mark W. Russell

Counsel

1633 Broadway 31st Floor New York, New York 10019

+1 (212) 407 6983

Mark W. Russell

Counsel

Mark W. Russell serves as Counsel at Vedder Price and is a member of the Intellectual Property group in the firm’s New York office. His practice includes patent prosecution and strategic counseling in the chemical areas, specializing in pharmaceuticals.

Mr. Russell has over 26 years of experience working in the intellectual property area in government, private and corporate settings. Mr. Russell began his career at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and most recently served as Legal Director, Patents for Merck & Co., Inc., where his responsibilities included drafting patent applications and prosecuting them worldwide, developing patent portfolios, conducting freedom-to-operate analyses for drug molecules, and performing due diligence on potential acquisitions and in-licensing drug candidates. Mr. Russell has also participated in opposition proceedings before the European Patent Office.

*Attorney licensed to practice only in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia; supervised by Vedder Price P.C. attorneys admitted in the state of New York.

Mark W. Russell

Counsel

Education

  • American University, J.D., 1994
  • University of Connecticut, M.S., 1988, Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy
  • Fordham University, B.S., 1983, Chemistry and History

Mark W. Russell

Counsel

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1993
  • Pennsylvania, 1995
  • District of Columbia, 1996

Affiliations

Member, American Chemistry Society

Member, New Jersey Intellectual Property Law Association (NJIPLA)