Mark Garscia

Partner / Glendale

phone (626) 795-9900
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Practice Areas

Technical Emphases
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Devices
  • State Bar of California, 1988
  • State Bar of New York, 1985
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


Mark Garscia has over 30 years experience in intellectual property law. He maintains a varied practice, with primary emphasis in domestic and foreign intellectual property counseling and portfolio management. In 2010, Mr. Garscia was selected as a California Top 25 IP Portfolio Manager by the Daily Journal. Mr. Garscia has obtained patents in a variety of technologies, including: spinal implants, heart valves, drug injection devices, automobile and airline seat mechanisms, power plant pumps and seals, telecommunications products, solar-powered systems, wetsuits and outerwear.

Mr. Garscia is a Director of the Counsel for Justice, formerly the L.A. County Bar Foundation, which raises funds and distributes them to worthy legal services organizations in Los Angeles County. In 2015, he was honored as a Volunteer of the Year by the L.A. County Board of Supervisors for his work at the Pasadena courthouse for the Domestic Violence Project to obtain restraining orders for victims of abuse.  He is also a Director for the local AYSO Board, which administers a soccer league for over 3500 children in Glendale and the surrounding area.

In law school, Mr. Garscia was a member of Law Review and took first place in the Giles S. Rich IP Law National Moot Court Competition.


Degree School Year
J.D. New York Law School 1984 (Cum Laude)
B.S. University of Minnesota 1978 (with distinction)