Mark Nowotarski's Background and Expertise
Mark Nowotarski is the Principal of Markets, Patents & Alliances L.L.C. and is a registered U.S. patent agent specializing in business method patents. He currently serves clients ranging from individuals with the seed of an idea, to private companies and major corporations who are new to innovation. His corporate client portfolio includes leaders in the insurance, financial services, medical devices, and manufacturing industries.
As a former Associate Director of R&D for Praxair, he was responsible for the development and successful worldwide introduction of new products into the health care, electronics, and manufacturing industries, and his initiatives generated over $300 million in sales. He established successful licensing programs with a number of Universities and Health Care institutions including Stanford University, Carnegie Mellon University, and the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. He was a leader in the reengineering of Praxair’s patent system, and was responsible for technology planning for their home health care division.
Mark is also an inventor on 17 U.S. patents. He was appointed Corporate Research Fellow for the commercial impact of his inventions.
With a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford and a Bachelor’s Degree with honors in Aerospace, Mechanical Sciences and Engineering Physics from Princeton, Mark is exceptionally qualified to understand the complex engineering concepts behind any invention. His academic awards include the Sigma Xi award for most outstanding Mechanical Engineering research at Princeton and the Union Carbide Award for Academic Excellence and Leadership in Mechanical Engineering, also at Princeton.
Mark is a member of the Connecticut Intellectual Property Law Association, Connecticut Business and Industry Association, and Rotary (Darien, CT Chapter). Mark has been a guest lecturer on patent prosecution strategies at New York Law School and new product development strategies at the UCONN School of Business. Mark has recently coauthored several articles on patents for insurance products for National Underwriter Magazine and On The Risk Journal. For a complete listing of articles Mark has written, please visit our IP WatchDog Articles and Archives pages.