Mark Robins practices civil litigation, with an emphasis on trademarks, trade dress, copyrights, rights of privacy and publicity, complex contracts, and technology and licensing disputes. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Robins spent two years as Law Clerk to U.S. Magistrate Judge Joyce London Alexander for the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
Mr. Robins has handled numerous trademark, unfair competition, copyright, trade secret, patent, and licensing matters in a wide range of contexts, including Internet-based practices, software, advertising, the service and repair of diagnostic medical equipment, branding of in-flight entertainment equipment, food packaging, footwear, clothing, glass bakeware, artwork, and branding of children’s toys. He has litigated matters through final testimony, argument, and decision before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. He has also worked on matters involving other publishing law issues such as defamation, privacy, and the right of publicity. Mr. Robins has worked on contract matters in the areas of technology and electronic commerce; real estate; production, sales, and service agreements; non-competition and non-disclosure agreements; and merger and acquisition agreements. He has handled all aspects of trial before juries, judges, and arbitration tribunals in cases involving copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy and publicity, and complex contracts. Mr. Robins has argued numerous appeals, including arguments before the highest level appellate courts in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine.
Mr. Robins is the author of numerous publications in the areas of technology and intellectual property law, contracts, and civil procedure. His articles have been cited in federal district court decisions involving electronic discovery and "cybertorts."
Mr. Robins has been recognized as a “New England Super Lawyer” in Intellectual Property Litigation” based on a peer-review survey by Boston Magazine (2005, 2006, 2007).