Mark G. Clark, Attorney

Mr. Clark is a 1985 graduate of Kenyon College and received his Juris Doctor degree cum laude from Michigan State University College of Law in 1988. He practiced in Port Huron from 1988 until 2007 with a wide range of practice areas such as general civil litigation including personal injury and insurance defense, commercial litigation, real estate and zoning matters, condemnation law and business law, including formation of corporations, limited liability companies and general business counsel. Mr. Clark’s practice areas now include internet law, copyright and trademark law including issues and litigation, as well as trade secret and non-compete litigation and maritime litigation.  Most recently, Mr. Clark has successfully litigated claims on behalf of trademark holders under the Anti-Cybersquatting Protection Act (“ACPA”), both employers and employees in non-compete and trade secret litigation, and online defamation cases.

Employment
History

Partner, Traverse Legal, PLC
Traverse City, MI, 2007 – present.

Law firm focused on global protection of business interests, mass tort litigation and class actions. Specializing in internet law, intellectual property issues, domain disputes, complex litigation, technology company representation and general counsel services. using technology to connect to clients located throughout the world.

Partner, Fletcher, Clark, Tomlinson, Fealko & Monaghan, PC
1988 – 2007.

A general practice law firm with a focus on municipal law as well as a large litigation practice including wrongful death and injury, and complex civil litigation, as well as business formation and business counseling.

Education

Michigan State University College of Law, Cum LaudeMay 1988

Numerous academic awards and Managing Editor, Law Review, 1988.

Kenyon College, B.A. EnglishMay 1985

Memberships
/Affiliations

Michigan State Bar, November, 1988
St. Clair County Bar Association
Michigan Trial Lawyers Association, 1989-1993

Personal

Mr. Clark enjoys sailing, skate skiing, snowboarding and kiteboarding. His three sons and wife Tracey keep him involved in a long list of other activities.

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Events & Conferences:
  • International Trademark Association 2011, San Francisco, California
  • Cyber Law Summit 2011, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Game Developers Conference 2011, San Francisco, California
  • DOMAINfest 2011, Santa Monica, California
Recent Attorney Speaking Engagements:
  • South By Southwest 2010 SXSW Interactive Conference, Austin, Texas
  • West LegalEdcenter Midwestern Law Firm Management, Chicago, Illinois
  • Internet Advertising under Part 255, Altitude Design Summit, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Online Defamation and Reputation Management, News Talk 650 AM, The Cory Kolt Show, Canada Public Radio Saskatewan Canada
  • Alternative Fee Structures, Center for Competitive Management, Jersey City, New Jersey
  • FTC Part 255 Advertising Requirements, Mom 2.0 Conference, Houston, Texas
  • Webmaster Radio, Cybersquatting & Domain Monetization, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Notable Complex Litigation Cases Handled By Our Lawyers:
  • Trademark Infringement, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Cybersquatting Law, Trademark Law and Dilution Detroit, Michigan
  • Internet Defamation & Online Libel Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Trade Secret Theft, Chicago, Illinois
  • Cybersquatting Law, Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act Miami, Florida
  • Cybersquatting Law, Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act Eastern Dist. of Virginia, Alexandria
  • Stolen Domain Name, Orlando, Florida
  • Commercial Litigation, Tampa, Florida
  • Copyright Infringement and Cybersquatting Law, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Mass Tort Litigation, Los Angeles, California
  • Stolen Domain Name, Detroit, Michigan
  • Adwords Keyword Trademark Infringement, Los Angeles, California
  • Trademark Infringement & Unfair Competition, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Non-Compete Agreement and Trade Secret Theft, Detroit, Michigan
  • Mass Tort, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Mass Tort, Tyler, Texas
  • Insurance Indemnity, New York
  • Copyright Infringement, Detroit, Michigan