I have retired and sold my practice

Dear Inventor:  Thank you for visiting my website.  After being in business for twenty very rewarding years, I have decided to retire and have sold my practice to Mary Ludwig of Kintner IP, LLC.  If you need patent agent services, please contact Mary at www.KintnerIP.com. I have known Mary for many years.  She is both an outstanding patent agent and very cost effective.  I wish you all the success with your inventions. 

Mark Nowotarski  

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Whether you're in the early stages of your idea or have one or more patents getting Alice 101 rejections, Mark will identify and manage the best strategy to protect your idea.

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Why Choose Nowotarski Patents?

Patent Expert

Mark has experience on both sides of the patent process, as a world-renowned inventor with more than 20 international patents and as a member of the US Patent Bar.


Mark is the inventor of the Allowance Cloud™, which visualizes sudden changes in patent examiner behavior. Using this unique insight, he can identify key areas of enhancement in your patent application to give you the best chance for success.


Mark is a specialist in business methods and software. He applies his Rescue™ patent strategy to save patents already classified as business methods that have received an Alice 101 rejection, by re-writing them as technological inventions.

Nowotarski Patents uses an effective pragmatic approach to give you the best chance for success.

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Mark Nowotarski

Mark Nowotarski is an internationally recognized leader in patent prosecution strategy. He is a member of the Connecticut Intellectual Property Law Association (CIPLA) and the National Association of Patent Practitioners (NAPP). He has been a guest lecturer on patent prosecution strategies at New York Law School and new product development strategies at The University of Connecticut School of Business. In 2019, Mark was named one of the top 300 IP strategists in the world by Intellectual Asset Magazine (IAM) Strategy 300. Mark has a Master's in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and a Bachelor's degree in Aerospace, Mechanical Sciences and Engineering Physics from Princeton University.

Mark is a registered US patent agent (Reg. No. 47828).


“Making magic happen for start-ups, Mark Nowotarski gets foundational patents in place with great efficiency and which promote fast business growth. He is noted by the market as one of the top experts regarding subject matter eligibility.”

IAM Media,
Intellectual Asset Magazine

"Mark is one of the most significant thought leaders in the intellectual property field. He has impressed me for years with his cutting-edge guidance in strategy. Anyone pursuing US patents ought to be aware of his work. The analytical tools he uses are innovative and important, helping patent owners and patent workers with his clever analysis of big data regarding examiners and the risks one may face from specific individuals. A true friend of innovation and kind, talented person doing much to make a difference in the world."

Jeff Lindsay,
Head of R&D and IP at Lume Deodorant

"Mark has made the learning process simple.

I appreciate the fact that Mark lets me “think out loud” in our conversations, I feel free to bounce ideas off of him, and he does not have a hidden agenda. Throughout the process, Mark has been creative in his approach and a trusted adviser."

Paul Newcomb,
Aquatic Safety Concepts


Forging Ahead After Losing an Alice Appeal

Mark Nowotarski offers a cautious ray of hope for business method applications.It’s tough to fight on after losing an Alice appeal, but that’s just what most applicants are doing. An “Alice appeal”...

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If You Want to Protect Your Business Method, Reframe It as a Technical Invention

Mark Nowotarski discusses how the most effective way to protect an inventive business method is with a patent on a technical invention. The most effective way to protect an inventive business...

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Mark Nowotarski shows how to use an Allowance Cloud

Mark Nowotarski shows how to use an Allowance Cloud™ to determine if an examiner is “negotiable” or “not negotiable”. Presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the National Association of Patent ...

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