Mark is an attorney licensed with the State of Colorado. Mark is also registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He has nearly 20 years experience in the intellectual property field.
Mark worked in private-practice for several Denver-area law firms, in addition to 4 years as in-house Senior Patent Counsel for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) operated for the United States Department of Energy (DOE) in Golden, Colorado.
Mark has represented individuals, small and start-up businesses, non-profits, a major university, and several multi-national technology companies.
Mark is a founding member of the Trenner Law Firm, LLC, established in 2004.
Mark graduated from the University of Denver Law School where he was a member of the Law Review. He also holds the following technical degrees:
B.S. Electrical Engineering
B.S. Environmental Engineering
M.S. Environmental Engineering
"Coefficient Quantization and Effects on Digital Filter Performance," Kennedy Western University, 2004.
"The Mysteries of Patents Unraveled," Computer Measurements Group, 2003. Co-authored with Melissa Haapala (Townsend Townsend & Crew) and Libby Hope (INTEL Corporation). Presented with Melissa Haapala in Dallas, TX, December 2003.
"Patent Primer," Business Law Section Newsletter, The Colorado Bar Association, June 2003.
"Trademark Primer," Business Law Section Newsletter, The Colorado Bar Association, December 2002.
"Protecting Your Intellectual Property Part II - Trademarks," FastTIMES, a publication of the Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society, Vol. 7, No. 4, November 2002.
"Protecting Your Intellectual Property - Patents," FastTIMES, a publication of the Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society, Vol. 7, No. 3, August, 2002.
"Radon Removal From Small Community Drinking Water Systems Using Granular Activated Carbon," University of New Hampshire, 1996.