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Mark Magas is an Associate Attorney at Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig. Mark provides counsel regarding a wide array of patent and other intellectual property matters.

Previously, Mark worked for over ten years in the patent licensing and brokerage industry. As a Director at Cascades Ventures, a boutique patent monetization company, he helped inventors and companies achieve numerous patent sale, license, and settlement agreements worth millions of dollars. He also consulted for various patent licensing companies, providing infringement analysis services, and worked for three years in the engineering department at Acacia... Research Group.


  • B.S., Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • J.D., Magna Cum Laude, Chicago-Kent College of Law; Intellectual Property Certificate
  • Member, Chicago-Kent's Giles Rich Patent Moot Court team
  • Member, Order of the Coif
  • Senior Associate, Chicago Kent Law Review


  • Illinois
  • Illinois State Courts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Outside of Work

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Traveling
  • Ice Hockey

Intern Program

As part of our effort to recruit, develop and retail the best and brightest attorneys, Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig offers a summer intern program for promising law school students who are looking to work as part of an innovative and incredibly successful team. With a global team of lawyers, selected candidates are able to work on high level projects in a collaborative space.

Paralegals and Legal Support Staff

At Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig, our team of paralegals and staff work together collaboratively along side our attorneys toward a common goal. We have created a positive work environment where our paralegals and legal assistants work to successfully reach firm-wide goals and support each other to combine individual strengths to enhance team performance. They regularly assist our attorneys with organizing and maintaining files, conducting legal research, and preparing documents.