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Mark A. Pearson
Founding Partner
O 415.504.2918
M 650.576.2922
E mark@arclg.com

Mark A. Pearson is a partner at ARC Law Group, a law firm focused on counseling Creative, Talented and Entrepreneurial clients. His primary practice areas are entertainment law, business law and Intellectual property law; forming entities, counseling on trademark & copyright issues, and drafting contracts for music, film & new media clients. Mark and his partner, Jeff Farr , work with video game developers, theater producers, musicians, entertainment industry professionals, writers, performers, tech creators, startups, record labels and artists. Mark has negotiated deals with Disney, HBO & LucasFilm (Skywalker Sound), worked on projects with MTV Networks and Nintendo of America and he even performed in one of his clients' independent horror films.

Before joining the Bar, Mark was an award-winning television journalist. He covered a variety of national and local stories for several network affiliates, including a two-year stint on the Iditarod Trail in Alaska for ABC.

An accomplished author and public speaker, Mark is frequently interviewed by local and national television and radio programs for his views on the entertainment industry. He also frequently speaks at entertainment industry conferences.

Mark can be contacted at mark@arclg.com.

Events
For Mark's Schedule of Current and Future Speaking Engagements Click Here.

Publications
To Read Articles Written By Mark Check Out B.E.S.T. Blog.

EDUCATION


Golden Gate University SOL, J.D. (2005)
  Certification in Intellectual Property Law
  Certification in Litigation
  Witkin Award in Sports Law (2005)
  Dean's List (2003, 2004, 2005)

Arizona State University, B.A. (1997)
  W.R. Hearst Award
  Dean's List (1995, 1996, 1997)

MEMBERSHIPS


California Bar Association
  Intellectual Property Law Section
  Solo & Small Firm Section

American Bar Association
  Entertainment & Sports Law Forum

California Lawyers for the Arts

Sun Devil Alumni Association

ADMISSIONS


State Bar of California 2005

PRACTICES


Entertainment Law
Intellectual Property Law
Business Law
Internet Law

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