Practice Areas



  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2002
  • State of Connecticut, 1996


University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., 1996

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, M.S., Nuclear Engineering, 1978

Worcester Polytechnic Institute, M.S., Electrical Engineering, 1973

Worcester Polytechnic Institute, B.S., Electrical Engineering, with high distinction, 1972

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Mark F. Samek

860.286.2929, ext. 1221

Mark Samek’s practice of patent law focuses on patent drafting and prosecution in the fields of electrical engineering, nuclear engineering, instrumentation, controls, software engineering, and geophysics. Mark is also a registered professional engineer in the state of Connecticut and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Mark has more than 20 years' experience as a contract engineer, supervisor and senior engineer at Northeast Utilities performing instrumentation and controls engineering for various nuclear power facilities.

Experience Highlights

Associate, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2006-present

Engineering Supervisor and Senior Engineer, Northeast Utilities and Nuclear Power Industry, 1978-2005

Professional Affiliations

Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)

Community/Civic Involvement

Joint Utility Research, Development, and Demonstration Policy Working Group, State of Connecticut, Member