Mark A. Meyer

Mark A. Meyer

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303.628.9570 office
303.623.9222 fax
1200 Seventeenth Street
Suite 3000
Denver, CO 80202

Mark Meyer is a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property and Corporate Transaction practice groups.  He has extensive experience representing clients across the country in matters related to trademark portfolios, branding and rebranding of products and services, licensing, and protection of clients’ intellectual property capital.

Mark also represents clients in a full range of business transactions and real estate matters.  He has significant experience representing sellers, buyers, landlords, tenants, and lenders in transactions involving acquisition, disposition, leasing, and lending of commercial, industrial, and residential real property. He also represents companies with their business operations, from formation, through growth and contract issues, and with mergers, acquisitions, and dispositions of companies and their assets.

Representative Matters

Real Estate

  • Represent sellers and purchasers in the sale or acquisition of predevelopment and operational real property. Transactions include sales and purchases of shopettes, pads within shopping centers, apartment complexes, office buildings, ranch and farm land, entitled lots, high-end residential property, and property with drilling operations
  • Prepare and negotiate leases on behalf of landlord and tenants in a variety of industries and property types 
  • Represent lenders and borrowers in financing transactions, including construction and term loans, securing liens against real and personal property, exercising redemption rights, UCC sales, providing legal opinion letters 
  • Advise on land use issues; representation in obtaining conditional use permits and zoning changes

Business Transactions

  • Entity selection, formation and general corporate and business representation  
  • Mergers and acquisitions as seller or purchaser representative in a variety of industries

Intellectual Property

  • Advise clients on developing trademarks, rebranding and protecting their intellectual property 
  • Prepare, prosecute and maintain trademark applications and registrations in US and internationally; Advise clients on copyright issues and registration 
  • Prepare and respond to cease and desist letters and infringement matters 
  • Prepare and negotiate trademark licenses, co-existence agreements and consent agreements
  • Prepare and negotiate software and other intellectual property licensing agreements 
  • Representation in trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings


  • Representation of franchisees in negotiating and purchasing franchises and multi-unit development arrangements; purchase and sale of franchise systems

Related News

33 Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie attorneys selected for 2016 Colorado Super Lawyers list
Inclusion acknowledges peer recognition and professional achievement


  • Speaker, “The Changing Role of In-House Counsel: Compliance Issues Ahead”, ACC In-House Counsel Forum – Denver, April 2015
  • Speaker, “Can LOIs Put You In a Bind?”,  USLAW Corporate Counsel Exchange – Chicago, March 2015
  • Speaker, “Perfecting Interests in Non-Conventional Collateral”, Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Risk Management Association – Denver, March 2015
  • Speaker, "Identifying and Resolving Title Concerns for Real Property Collateral," Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Risk Management Association - Denver, April 2014
  • Speaker, “Keep Your Hands Off My Assets! Strategies for Protecting Proprietary Information in the Digital Age,” USLAW National Conference, Vancouver, October 2013
  • Speaker, “Contract Boilerplate: How to Avoid Getting Scalded,” USLAW National Conference, Chicago, October 2012
  • Speaker, “Deal in the Life: Meeting Client Expectations in Managing a Real Estate Transaction,” USLAW Conference, Colorado Springs, Fall 2010

Professional Experience

  • Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP (legacy firm Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons LLP), 2000-Present
  • Smith McCullough P.C., Associate, 1996-2000
  • Hopper Kanouff P.C., Associate, 1995-1996

Related Publications

  • Author, "Update on Laws Affecting Real Estate," RJ&L Real Estate, Construction & Land Update, Fall 2012
  • Author, "Update on Laws Affecting Real Estate," RJ&L Real Estate, Construction & Land Update, Fall 2011
  • Author, "Limited Time Exists For Trademark Owners to Block Domain Names," RJ&L E-Alert, October 2011
  • Author, “2010 Colorado Legislation Overview: Update on Laws Affecting Real Estate Brokers,” RJ&L Real Estate Construction & Land: Broker Bulletin, Summer 2010
  • Author, "Forming Groups to Invest in Real Estate: Don't Run Afoul of Securities Laws," RJ&L Securities Update, Fall 2009
  • Author, "2008 Colorado Legislation Overview: Change for Real Estate Brokers," RJ&L Broker Bulletin, Fall 2008
  • Author, "A 'Note' to Lenders," The Independent Report of the Independent Bankers of Colorado, May 2004



  • Colorado Super Lawyers - Real Estate, 2013-2016
  • Ira C. Rothgerber Jr. Community Betterment Award, 2007

Other Info


J.D., University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, 1995
B.S., University of Colorado, Boulder, 1990

Bar Admissions

Colorado, 1995

Court Admissions

Colorado State Judicial District Courts
Colorado Supreme Court
Colorado Court of Appeals
U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
U.S. District Court, Colorado

Memberships & Affiliations

  • NAIOP Legislative Affairs Committee, Member, 2010-present
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado, Board Member, 2005-2008; Program Committee Chair, 2007-2008; Boulder County Task Force Member, 2008-2009, 2005-2009
  • Certified Public Accountant, licensed in Colorado, 1991
  • Denver and Colorado Bar Associations, Member, 1995-present