For 26 years he worked for Rohm and Haas Company, and served as the Company’s Chief Intellectual Property Counsel and Associate General Counsel (1993-2008). Rohm and Haas Company was a worldwide 8 billion dollar specialty chemicals and material company headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Marc had worldwide responsibility for all intellectual property matters for the company including patent preparation and prosecution, intellectual property strategies, licensing and litigation, and managed a group of 25 attorneys and agents in the US, Europe, Japan and China.
Marc is a past President of the Intellectual Property Owners, and the Association of Corporate Patent Counsel. He has also served on the USPTO Public Advisory Council.
Marc received his BS ChE from the City College of New York, his MS ChE from the University of Florida, and his law degree (JD) from St. John’s University in New York. He started his career as a Chemical Engineer with Esso Research and Engineering and Union Carbide Corporation before becoming an associate with a patent law firm in New York City.