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Mark Obenstine

Mark Obenstine

Attorney at Law

Encino
California
Licensed in
CA
Harvard Law School

"Professional, courteous and brilliant."

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About
Mark graduated from Harvard Law School in 1999. He is a seasoned litigator and trial attorney with 18 years of experience. Mark has handled and successfully resolved a myriad of federal and state cases, including cases involving claims of trademark infringement, patent infringement, copyright infringement, unfair competition, misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of contract, fraud and false claims, wrongful termination, and disputes arising in the sales of businesses.

Mark is a member of the California Bar but represents clients throughout the country. He is a proud father of four wonderful daughters - Sofia, Everly, Violet and
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"Mark was an absolute pleasure to work with - communicative, responsive, respectful, and extremely thorough as he gave me invaluable advice about the contract to sell my business. If I ever need an attorney again, Mark will be the first person I ask. Highly recommended."

Consult on Loan Agreement
Posted on Oct 22, 2018
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"Awesome experience working with Mark. Was very communicative and helpful. Would recommend 10/10!"

Assist with Settlement Agreement
Posted on Oct 18, 2018
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"I've really enjoyed working with Mark as result have exceeded my most optimistic expectations. I've talked to several lawyers previously and was not sure what is the right strategy to resolve the copyright claim issue. He made several phone calls and finally resolved it without any settlement. He also gave me a clear picture of how copyright laws protect me from future claims."

Consult on Copyright Infringement
Posted on Oct 9, 2018
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"I greatly appreciated Mark's expertise and advice and he was a pleasure to work with! Mark spoke with me on the phone right away to better understand the situation and my needs. He was patient and thorough and resolved the issue in a timely and tactful manner. I would absolutely hire him again."

Consult on Non-Compete Agreement
Posted on Aug 22, 2018
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"Professional, courteous and brilliant."

Case involving misappropriation of likeness
Posted on Jul 4, 2018
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"Mark identified legal theories four other law firms failed to acknowledge. We won our case because of those theories."

Case involving breach of contract
Posted on Jul 4, 2018

Work History

Mark Obenstine Law, APC

Principal

Jan 2006 - Present

Mark has handled and successfully resolved a myriad of federal and state cases, including cases involving claims of trademark infringement, patent infringement, copyright infringement, unfair competition, misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of contract, fraud and false claims, wrongful termination, and disputes arising in the sales of businesses.

Jan 2006 - Present

Sapien Capital, LLC

Co-Founder, Senior Legal Advisor

Jan 2002 - Dec 2005

Represented developers, lenders, investment banks, pension funds, domestic and foreign investors and major corporations in connection with real estate-related transactions. Worked on transactions involving the purchase, sale, construction, financing, development, management and operation of and investment in commercial, industrial and residential projects throughout the United States.

Jan 2002 - Dec 2005

Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, LLP

Litigation Associate

Aug 1999 - Jan 2002

Briefed and argued motions in state and federal courts in connection with consumer class action, products liability, breach of contract and complex commercial real estate matters. Conducted extensive discovery and trial preparation in connection with numerous products liability cases. Negotiated favorable monetary settlements in over 10,000 medical malpractice disputes.

Aug 1999 - Jan 2002

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