Marty has extensive experience in all facets of intellectual property law, as well as commercial transactions involving intellectual property and technology. He has represented clients ranging from multinational corporations to universities and individuals on a wide variety of intellectual property matters. He has considerable experience in patent and trademark prosecution (U.S. and foreign), patent opinions (patentability, freedom-to-practice and validity), IP due diligence, drafting and negotiating commercial agreements, licensing of all forms of intellectual property (including software licensing), copyright and trade secret law, client counseling on intellectual property issues, and competitive intelligence. His practice spans a wide range of technological areas including medical devices and pharmaceuticals. Prior to joining Porter Wright, Marty was Chief Operating Officer and In-House Counsel for a technology company. His past experience also includes working as a process engineer at a large oil refinery.