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Entertainment lawyer with substantial copyright, trademark and licensing experience. Focus on intellectual property, contract drafting and negotiating for entertainment and technology based individuals and companies.


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  1. Contracts: 20%
    11 years
  2. Business: 20%
    11 years
  3. Intellectual Property: 20%
    11 years
  4. Entertainment: 20%
    11 years
  5. Other: 20%
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Hourly ($250/hour)

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  • Traci L. Holian

    As the Partner of ARC Law Group, Mr. Pearson is dedicated and passionate about his work and helping his clients. Having had the pleasure of working with Mr. Pearson, I was amazed by his knowledge of the law, business, contracts, and entertainment industry. I would recommend Mr. Pearson to anyone looking for an excellent attorney.


    Traci Holian Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Anne Yarovoy

    Mark is an excellent partner and one of the best lawyers I have had the opportunity to work with.


    Anne Yarovoy
    Relationship: Co-worker

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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Witkin AwardGolden Gate University SOL2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding PartnerARC Law Group2010 - Present
AssociateBEAT-LAW2007 - 2010
AttorneyCharles Schwab2006 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Academy of Television Arts and SciencesLegal Chair2014 - Present
State Bar of California, Solo and Small Firm SectionMember2010 - Present
California Lawyers for the ArtsAdvisory Board2008 - Present
California BarMember2005 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Sun Devil Alumni AssociationMember1997 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Quester Group, Inc. v Domain CapitalFavor Of Complainant
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Publication nameTitleDate
Legal By The BayRobin Williams2015
B.E.S.T. Law BlogAgreeing to License; Part 12010
B.E.S.T. Law BlogAgreeing to License; Part 22010
B.E.S.T. Law BlogAgreeing to License: Part 32010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Golden Gate University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Arizona State UniversityJournalism and Mass CommunicationBA - Bachelor of Arts1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
California Lawyers for the Arts - Music Business SeminarThe Year in Music Legal Issues2016
Bar Association of San Francisco, Sports and Entertainment Law SectionDaily Fantasy Sports2016
SFLPAIP Law 1012015
CLA | MBS 2015: Crossing The Digital DivideThe Year in Music Law2015
BAPC | 2015Music Production Law2015
CMIS | 2014Recording Cotracts2014
QSC Expos, Reno, NVCopyrights, Trademarks & the Business of Crafting2011
Negotiating Contracts in the Entertainment IndustryIP Survey2011
California Music Industry SummitTBD2011
California Lawyers for the ArtsFuture of Radio2011
Soul Music By The BaySwimming with Sharks2010
NextSpace Brown Bag Lunch SeriesCopyright & Trademark Basics2010
MELON PodcastWhat Royalties Can I Get For Sampling?2010
KSRO Radio Morning ShowGoogle Executives Convicted!2010
California Lawyers for the Arts Music Business SeminarThe Online Connection2010