Mark’s practice focuses on intellectual property, data privacy, antitrust, and class actions. He has resolved more than 400 cases in litigation, and is the go-to litigator for his technology clients. Companies look to Mark as their trusted advisor and litigator in new areas of the law and emerging technologies. In 2020, Mark acted as an outside policy advisor to one of the U.S. presidential candidates, while also working on the passage of the California Privacy Rights and Enforcement Act.
Mark has successfully defended numerous organizations through difficult high-stakes IP disputes, including patent, trade secret, and copyright and trademark litigation. The consumer class actions he resolves often include evolving privacy and regulatory issues, such as in the areas of data breach and misuse, product liability, wiretap acts, consumer data-reporting, and unfair and deceptive acts and practices litigation. He has been one of the firm’s lead attorneys in numerous high stakes business and consumer litigation against Google, involving some of the most important antitrust and technology issues of our time.
Mark has advised organizations on the launch of hundreds of products and services, in addition to handling their regulatory responses with federal and state regulators. Mark has supported a broad spectrum of data-driven products, including the internet of things, autonomous vehicles, smart infrastructure, automation/machine learning, real-time targeting technologies, digital media, shared/gig economies, augmented and virtual reality, gaming, fintech, blockchain technology, aggregation technologies, broadband, and security software and hardware.
Mark was one of the first Fellows of Informational Privacy (FIP) of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), and is highly regarded in the tech industry as an important thought leader and writer on data-based technologies. Mark was previously an IT consultant at Arthur Andersen Consulting LLP, implementing database software.
Mark is a proud first-generation immigrant from Taiwan, and still fully fluent in Mandarin Chinese. He has served as outside counsel for some of Asia’s largest international companies.