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Mark A. Wright

Director and Chair of Intellectual Property Practice Group

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Mark is a director and chair of the firm's Intellectual Property Practice Group. Mark focuses his practice on counseling clients and assisting them in protecting their intellectual property rights in the United States and foreign countries. His experience spans a wide range of intellectual property areas, including domestic and international trademarks, development agreements and licensing of software, trade secrets, domain name disputes and other Internet-related issues, copyrights, confidentiality agreements and litigation related to intellectual property rights. Mark is recognized as a leading intellectual property attorney with an extensive practice representing regional, national and international businesses, with a particular focus in trademark matters.

Mark received his Masters of Intellectual Property from the University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center), J.D. cum laude from Michigan State University (formerly Detroit College of Law) and B.S. from the University of New Hampshire, Whittemore School of Business and Economics.

Areas of Focus

  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Corporate Business Law



  • New Hampshire Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire,


Mark is also a member in the following business and professional associations:

  • Intellectual Property Section, American Bar Association
  • Intellectual Property Section, New Hampshire Bar Association
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • New Hampshire High Technology Council (NHHTC), Corporate, Business &, Banking Section, New Hampshire Bar (Former Chair).


  • Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly - (2021) Massachusetts Go-To Intellectual Property Lawyer
  • Ranked in Chambers USA: A Guide to America's Leading Lawyers 2021 (Intellectual Property)
  • Best Lawyers in America (2003 - 2022) (Copyright Law, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Trademark Law)
  • Best Lawyers in America: 2018 Lawyer of the Year (Litigation - Intellectual Property) 
  • Fellow, New Hampshire Bar Foundation
  • Boston's Best Lawyers (Intellectual Property Law)
  • New England Super Lawyers® (Intellectual Property Law)
  • Who's Who Legal USA: Trademarks
  • BV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • New Hampshire Union Leader's "Forty Under 40" Business Leaders (2005), awarded citation from Governor Lynch
  • Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Graduate (Class of 1998)


  • Trustee, Board of Trustees, Pinkerton Academy (2012 - present)
    • 1st Vice President (2014 - 2017)
    • Chair, Hooksett Contract Negotiation Committee (2014 - 2015)
    • Chair, Candia Contract Negotiation Committee (2015 - 2016)
    • Chair, Derry Contract Negotiation Committee (2016 - 2017)
    • Co-chair, Headmaster Transition Committee (2014 - 2016)
    • Co-chair, Headmaster Search Committee (2013 - 2014)
    • Compensation Committee (2015 - present)
    • Trustee Committee (2012 - present)
    • Education Committee (2014 - present)
    • Building and Grounds Committee (2012 - 2014)
  • Auburn Zoning Board of Adjustment (Current Chair, 1995-present)
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