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Mark Cohen

Mark A. Cohen

Distinguished Senior Fellow and Director, Berkeley Center for Law and Technology


Chinese technology
Intellectual property
Law and technology

Mark A. Cohen is Distinguished Senior Fellow and Director at the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology. He is also a Lecturer in Law at UC Berkeley.

He was formerly Senior Counsel, China at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) and the first USPTO Attaché to China (2004-2008). Mr. Cohen is a recipient of the Distinguished Service Award, the highest award in the US Civil Service, from President Trump for his work on Chinese technology transfer and IP issues. He holds a JD degree from Columbia Law School, an MA in Chinese Literature from the University of Wisconsin and a BA in Chinese Studies from SUNY Albany.