Mark Guinto
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EMAIL mguinto@mcdonaldhopkins.com

PHONE 216.348.5818

Practice Focus


Mark is an associate in the firm’s Intellectual Property Department. He handles all aspects of patent law, including strategic portfolio development, prosecution, litigation, opinions, and transactions. He has a depth of knowledge in technical fields such as computer and cellular communications, electronics, electromechanics, bioelectronics, microprocessors, consumer products, and software systems. Mark has experience working with in-house counsel and inventors to develop patenting strategies, as well as preparing patentability issue reports. Mark is experienced in protecting trademark, copyright and trade secrets through procuring protection, litigation, and cease and desist letters.

Mark actively participates with the Patent Pro Bono Network through the Case Western Reserve University School of Law. He has assisted several inventors in various parts of the patent process as well as business planning.

Mark serves as Vice President of Finance and Development for FALA-OH. He also serves on McDonald Hopkins’ Associate Committee and Cultural, Inclusion, and Diversity committee.

Mark earned a J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 2012. He received a B.S. in computer science from the University of Dayton in 2008.




  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

Admissions - Court

  • Ohio Supreme Court
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit

Admissions - State

  • Ohio


  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law
  • University of Dayton

Honors and Awards

  • USPTO Certificate of Achievement for Pro Bono Work (April 2019)
  • MVP Volunteer, Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association (April 2019)