Leading entertainment attorney specializing in all entertainment/media related transactions for traditional and digital media companies, including licensing and merchandising, distribution, branded entertainment, transmedia properties, and corporate sponsorships. Also provides legal and strategy guidance for some of the most successful actors, writers, and directors in film and television. Early stage investor in digital media startups. Graduate of UCLA School of Law, and regularly recognized as one of Southern California’s “Super Lawyers” by Los Angeles Magazine. Mark is married to media executive Tamara Rothenberg and they reside on an urban farm with their young son.
What are you passionate about?
I’m passionate about working with the next generation of media and media technology companies. The entertainment and media industries are in tremendous flux, and I love helping companies navigate how they fit within this changing landscape. I’m also passionate about helping companies find the best partners, and working out the best arrangements with those partners.
What one piece of advice would you give to an early stage startup regarding your area of expertise?
Know your direct competitors, what other companies have the potential to become competitors in the future, and have a plan to stay ahead of them.
What do you like best about mentoring at the Preccelerator?
Having the opportunity to meet energetic founders with game changing companies.
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