Ep. 86. - An Entertainment Lawyer Answers All of Our Questions w/ Mark Pearson from ARC Law Group
Daniel and Michael had the pleasure to try and seem knowledgable about contracts, residuals and other legal topics that you'd find in the entertainment industry with the ACTUALLY knowledgable Mark Pearson from ARC Law Group.
Mark Pearson is a principal attorney 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 entertainment and technology contracts. His list of clients includes musicians, actors, film & television producers, live entertainment companies, video game developers, online content providers and artists. Mark has negotiated deals with Disney, HBO, LucasFilm (Skywalker Sound) and the Golden State Warriors and worked on projects for MTV Networks and Nintendo of America.
We discuss Mark's journey into practicing law, why he decided to change course after a successful career as a television journalist and what it was like to jump into a whole new career later in life. We discuss how he handles his clients and how simple it can be to fix legal issues and what can keep things from being simple. Mark shares stories that will educate the rest of us and offers his thoughts on the current WGA/Agency standoff.
This episode is stuffed with Knowledge BOMBS!! We hope you enjoy.
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