Mark Pearson Attorney Profile on UpCounsel
Mark Pearson

Mark Pearson

Counseling Creative, Talented and Entrepreneurial Clients and Businesses

San Francisco
California
Licensed in
CA
Golden Gate University
School of Law

"Mark is very professional, knowledgeable, and helpful. I highly recommend him."

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About
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 partners 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… read more 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 also serves as the Legal Chair on the Board of Governors for the National Academy of Televison Arts & Sciences (NorCal Chapter). NATAS is the organization responsible for handing out the Emmy Award.
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"Mark is very professional, knowledgeable, and helpful. I highly recommend him."


Posted on Aug 20, 2016
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"Mark is very knowledgeable and was incredibly helpful in processing our request. "

Name & Logo Trademark Registration for Startup
Posted on May 12, 2016
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"Mark was great. Spent time with me, made sure my documents were what I needed. He was a great wealth of knowledge as well. Highly recommend"


Posted on Apr 30, 2016
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"Very professional, courteous, and timely."

Contractor Agreements Services
Posted on Mar 28, 2016
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"Mark was outstanding!!! He figured out exactly what I needed, and followed up all the way through. Would recommend him in a heartbeat!"

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Posted on Nov 18, 2014
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"2nd time using Mark for some Terms of Service, DMCA and FCC Disclosure help. Another outstanding experience!"


Posted on Nov 25, 2012

Work History

National Academy of Televison Arts & Sciences (NATAS)

Board of Governors - Legal Chair

Aug 2013 - Present

Aug 2013 - Present

ARC Law Group

Partner

Aug 2010 - Present

Aug 2010 - Present

MTV Networks

Attorney

Jul 2010 - May 2011

Jul 2010 - May 2011

Berman Entertianment & Technology Law

Attorney

Jul 2007 - Jul 2010

Jul 2007 - Jul 2010

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