Mark W. Sincell, Ph.D., Patent Agent

Mark Sincell has developed superior technical, interviewing, writing, and negotiating skills from more than two decades of experience in computational and theoretical physics, science writing, and patent preparation and prosecution. Mark’s experience in these diverse fields enables him to provide exceptional client service and operate effectively as a “border person” facilitating communication between inventors, in-house counsel, and the USPTO. Mark’s practice is devoted to patent prosecution matters, particularly in the fields of wireless communication, computer architecture, and semiconductor fabrication. In the course of his practice, Mark has worked with clients including Alcatel-Lucent, Advanced Micro Devices, GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Dow Corning, Spansion, Legerity, Zarlink, UniPixel, Western Geco, Lockheed Martin, University of North Texas, Symbol Technologies, Sun Microsystems, Chevron Services, Medtronic, Micron Technology, Apple, IBM, Vanderbilt University, and Nokia.


  • U.S. and international patent preparation and prosecution


  • Wireless communication
  • Computer architecture
  • Semiconductor fabrication
  • Energy
  • Optics
  • Medical devices


  • United States Patent and Trademark Office


  • Ph.D. – Astrophysics, The Johns Hopkins University, Astrophysics
  • M.S. – Physics, The Johns Hopkins University, Physics
  • B.S. – Physics, The University of Southern California