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 Mark Schonfeld

Mark Schonfeld


Office Phone: 617.345.3329
Location: Boston, MA
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Bar Admissions:

New York
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First and Third Circuits
U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, Massachusetts and the Southern District of New York


Mr. Schonfeld concentrates his practice in complex business and intellectual property litigation, especially protection of corporate intellectual property through effective methods of trademark, copyright and patent litigation.

Mr. Schonfeld has extensive experience in protecting the world's leading brand names from infringement and is responsible for the seizure of millions of dollars in counterfeit merchandise from distribution centers, retail operations and factories that manufacture counterfeit products. He is highly skilled in preventing and stopping "gray market" imports by using innovative techniques. Mr. Schonfeld has conducted software audit raids for major software companies and several of his cases have resulted in federal criminal prosecution. He obtained the first "asset freeze" order in Massachusetts in a trademark counterfeiting case. Mr. Schonfeld also serves as counsel to the Imaging Supplies Coalition, an organization formed by prominent computer companies to combat counterfeiting and unfair and deceptive trade practices affecting the computer supplies industry.


Additional Information:




  • 7/14/2015, Boston Business Journal - 3-D printing manufactures billable hours for Boston law firms
    Mark Schonfeld was quoted in this article on 3D printing by Greg Ryan.
  • 8/1/2014, CBS Interactive - 3D printing: Overcoming the legal and intellectual property issues
    Mark Schonfeld was quoted in this article on intellectual property issues related to 3D printing, by Erin Carson.
  • 3/17/2014, Risk & Insurance Magazine - 3D Printing Offers New Risk Challenges
    Mark Schonfeld was quoted in this article by Susannah Levine.
  • 12/23/2013, Mentor Magazine - Shades of Gray
    Mark Schonfeld was quoted in this article by Mary Otto.

Recent Articles and Publications:

Anti-counterfeiting 2015 – A Global Guide (Chapter on United States Law)
World Trademark Review, 2015
Mark Schonfeld, Sara Beccia and Alexandra Capachietti authored the chapter on United States law in the 2015 Global AntiCounterfeiting Guide published by World Trademark Review. This article first appeared in Anti-Counterfeiting 2015 – A Global Guide, a supplement to World Trademark Review, published by Globe Business Media Group - IP Division. To view the guide in full, please go to

Anti-counterfeiting 2014 – A Global Guide (Chapter on United States Law)
World Trademark Review, 2014
Mark Schonfeld, Sara Beccia, and Alexandra Capachietti collaborated on this article which first appeared in Anti-Counterfeiting 2014: A Global Guide, a supplement to WTR magazine, published by The IP Media Group. To view the guide in full, please go to

Legal Aspects of the 3D Printing Revolution
Focus Newsletter, Spring 2014

Legal Aspects of the 3D Printing Revolution
Corporate LiveWire, January 6, 2014

Speaking Engagements:

14th Anti-Counterfeiting & Brand Protection Summit, 1.26.2015
Location: San Francisco, CA
Role: Speaker

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13th Annual Anti-Counterfeiting & Brand Protection Summit, 10.1.2014
Location: Wyndham New Yorker Hotel, New York, New York
Role: Speaker
Topic: Protecting Your Brand Against the Gray Market

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Imaging Supplies Coalition Conference, 9.16.2014
Location: Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino, Las Vegas, NV
Role: Speaker
Topic: The Law of 3D Printing

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Financial Times ExecSense Webinar, 6.20.2014
Role: Presenter
Topic: How to Optimize 3D Printing as a Lawyer