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University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, J.D., 1978.Phi Alpha Delta.Member, Communications Bar Journal.
University of California at Los Angeles, B.A., summa cum laude, 1975.Phi Beta Kappa.
Laurence Marks' practice focuses on structuring, negotiating, and documenting business transactions in the motion picture, television, Internet, video game and book publishing industries as well as related intellectual property, corporate finance and banking transactions.
Mr. Marks' practice areas and experience are broad based and include representation of motion picture and television directors, actors, writers, producers, distribution companies, and production companies, television executive producer/showrunners, financial institutions and equity investors active in the entertainment industry, book authors and Internet, video game and toy companies. His practice also includes structuring of financing, rights acquisition and distribution arrangements and providing day-to-day production legal services for motion picture, television and Internet productions. In addition, he represents clients in matters related to character licensing, copyright, and trademark. He lectures on motion picture and television law.
Mr. Marks has performed these services for individuals and businesses entities.
Admitted to practice before the United States District Court, Central District of California and the United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. Admitted to practice in California.
Member, State Bar of California.
Member, UCLA Entertainment Symposium Advisory Committee.
Member, Los Angeles Copyright Society.
Co-Chairperson, UCLA Entertainment Law Symposium, 2002-2005.
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