Mark L. Whitaker
AIPLA President | 2016-2017
A partner in the Washington, DC-based firm
Morrison & Foerster LLP, Mr. Whitaker has acquired more than 26 years of litigation
experience over the course of his distinctive career in IP law. Since joining
AIPLA in 2000, he has taken a very proactive role in the advancement
of the Association community and the profession through participation in
several of AIPLA’s committees. Mr. Whitaker’s service to the AIPLA Board of
Directors commenced in 2008.
A veteran of the US Navy, Mr. Whitaker served first as a surface
warfare officer and later as a member of the Navy Judge Advocate General’s
Corps. Following his military service, he began his private-practice legal
career as a commercial litigator before concentrating on IP and technology litigation.
The AIPLA presidency is a one-year voluntary leadership position.
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