Mark R. Malek focuses his practice on representing clients before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and counseling inventors and businesses on various intellectual property strategies. Mark is a registered patent attorney and admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Mark also focuses his practice on licensing his clients’ intellectual property and enforcing the intellectual property rights of his clients in litigation.
You can download Mark’s article, Markman Exposed: Continuing Problems with Markman Hearings, at this link.
Mark is very involved in his community and serves on the Board of Directors for Junior Achievement of the Space Coast (past chair) and the United Way of Brevard. He is also involved with The Florida Bar Justice Teaching program, the March of Dimes (co-chair of Signature Chef’s Auction with his wife, Aileen), the Brevard Schools Foundation, the Scott Center for Autism Treatment at Florida Institute of Technology, the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast, and Tied Together (an organization that mentors young men and provides them critical life skills).
Mark also participates with the firm’s foundation, The No Bad Days Foundation, which supports children that have medical disabilities but are unable to acquire life-enhancing medical devices and other necessities. He encourages you to view our community involvement page to see how you can join Widerman Malek, PL in lending a helping hand to others.
Mark worships at Church 4 The Beach as well as Calvary Chapel Melbourne. He is married to Aileen and they have two young sons.
On behalf of the undersigned individually and for the applicant business:
I/We authorize my/our insurance company, bank, financial institution, or other creditors to release to SBA all records and information necessary to process this application.
If my/our loan is approved, additional information may be required prior to loan closing. I/We will be advised in writing what information will be required to obtain my/our loan funds.
I/We hereby authorize the SBA to verify my/our past and present employment information and salary history as needed to process and service a disaster loan.
I/We authorize SBA, as required by the Privacy Act, to release any information collected in connection with this application to Federal, state, local, tribal or nonprofit organizations (e.g. Red Cross Salvation Army, Mennonite Disaster Services, SBA Resource Partners) for the purpose of assisting me with my/our SBA application, evaluating eligibility for additional assistance, or notifying me of the availability of such assistance.
I/We will not exclude from participating in or deny the benefits of, or otherwise subject to discrimination under any program or activity for which I/we receive Federal financial assistance from SBA, any person on grounds of age, color, handicap, marital status, national origin, race, religion, or sex.
I/We will report to the SBA Office of the Inspector General, Washington, DC 20416, any Federal employee who offers, in return for compensation of any kind, to help get this loan approved. I/We have not paid anyone connected with the Federal government for help in getting this loan.
CERTIFICATION AS TO TRUTHFUL INFORMATION: By signing this application, you certify that all information in your application and submitted with your application is true and correct to the best of your knowledge, and that you will submit truthful information in the future.
WARNING: Whoever wrongfully misapplies the proceeds of an SBA disaster loan shall be civilly liable to the Administrator in an amount equal to one-and-one half times the original principal amount of the loan under 15 U.S.C. 636(b). In addition, any false statement or misrepresentation to SBA may result in criminal, civil or administrative sanctions including, but not limited to: 1) fines and imprisonment, or both, under 15 U.S.C. 645, 18 U.S.C. 1001, 18 U.S.C. 1014, 18 U.S.C. 1040, 18 U.S.C. 3571, and any other applicable laws; 2) treble damages and civil penalties under the False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C. 3729; 3) double damages and civil penalties under the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act, 31 U.S.C. 3802; and 4) suspension and/or debarment from all Federal procurement and non-procurement transactions. Statutory fines may increase if amended by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015.
I/we authorize Widerman-Malek PL to process my loan application/s based on the information provided.
I certify that: