MARK A. PEARSON is a founding partner at ARC Law Group, a law firm focused on counseling creative, talented and entrepreneurial clients. His primary practice areas involve forming business entities, counseling on trademark & copyright issues, and drafting contracts for music, film & new media clients. Mark has negotiated deals with Disney, HBO & LucasFilm (Skywalker Sound) and worked on a large rights clearance project for MTV Networks. Along with his practice Mark is also the Legal Chair for the San Francisco Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and produces a monthly legal podcast available on iTunes.
Unique traits: Copyright, trademark, licensing, contract negotiation, SAG, WGA, AFTRA, talent representation, production company formation and financing.