With more than twenty years of experience, Mark Borghese provides business-focused advice and counseling to a wide range of clients. Mark’s practice focuses primarily on U.S. and international trademark law, Trademark and Trial Board proceedings, licensing, and business contracts.

Mark assists clients with clearing trademarks and helping companies manage and grow their intellectual property portfolios.  His trademark work spans a diverse range of countries including the U.S., Canada, the EU, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, China, Singapore, Macau, South Africa, the Philippines, Mexico, the Bahamas, Chile, Panama, Columbia, Argentina, Peru and Uruguay.

Mark also assists businesses with a wide range of contracts including license agreements, letters of intent, and trade secret agreements. He also drafts a wide range of technology contracts including terms of use, privacy policies, and technology service agreements.

Martindale-Hubbell has peer review rated Mark’s ethical standards and legal ability as AV® Preeminent™, the highest possible rating. This rating reflects the opinions of members of the Judiciary and the bar.


Bachelor of Science, Marketing and Management
University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce

College of Law Juris Doctor, University of Iowa (with distinction)

Author / Lecturer

Author/Lecturer on Internet Basics for the Nevada Attorney

Writer for The Journal of Corporation Law, University of Iowa

Author/Lecturer on The Law of the Internet

Founder and Webmaster of LegalBrief.com

Bar & Court Admissions

Mark has been admitted to the following Bars and Courts:

1997 – United States District Court: District of Nevada

1997 – Nevada State Bar

2004 – United States Supreme Court

2005 – Washington, D.C. Bar

2006 – Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

2007 – United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Awards & Recognition

Legal Elite, The Silver State’s Top Attorneys, Nevada Business Magazine

Vegas Inc.’s Top Lawyers

The Best of the Best in Southern Nevada

Top Attorneys in the Mountain States

Super Lawyers®, peer review selection

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