Mark Samartino focuses on complex litigation, and has particular experience in trade secret and copyright infringement matters. He has also represented both public companies and private equity firms in merger and acquisition transactions.
Mr. Samartino graduated cum laude from the University of Wisconsin Law School where he was Note and Comment Editor of the Wisconsin Law Review, Moot Court Board President, and a member of the Order of the Coif. He also served as a Legal Extern at the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Civil Litigation Unit.
- Represent Bosch Brake Components, Robert Bosch LLC and Robert Bosch GmbH in a trade secret, copyright infringement, and tortious interference case concerning automotive aftermarket brake components. Nucap Industries v. Bosch Brake Components LLC and Robert Bosch GmbH.
- Represent Robert Bosch LLC, Robert Bosch GmbH, and Bosch Automotive Products (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. in a trade secret, copyright infringement, and breach of contract case regarding automotive electric body control modules. JST Corporation v. Robert Bosch LLC and Robert Bosch GmbH.
- Represented Robert Bosch Tool Corporation and Robert Bosch GmbH in a trade secret, correction of inventorship of patent, and breach of contract case related to power tool accessories, packaging and measuring devices. Maxtech Consumer Products, Ltd. v. Robert Bosch Tool Corp. and Robert Bosch GmbH.
- Represented 1515 N. Halsted, LLC in anticipatory repudiation and breach of contract cases related to leased space at New City Entertainment District in Chicago. 1515 N. Halsted, LLC v. GSE Chicago, LLC and 1515 N. Halsted v. Fish Six Restaurant Corp.
- JD, University of Wisconsin Law School, 2013, cum laude
- BA, Illinois Wesleyan University, 2006, cum laude