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Dan
Mark

Partner
About Dan

Dan Mark is an experienced Entertainment Attorney whose practice includes a pioneering Digital Influencer and Social Media Law Practice, all aspects of Entertainment Law from Film and Television to New Media, Distribution, Licensing, and Intellectual Property with a long-standing expertise in Trademarks and Copyrights.

 

Dan represents Creators, Digital Influencers, Instagram, TikTok and YouTube Talent, Social Media Agencies, Producers and Production Companies, Management Companies, Ad Agencies, Content Distributors, Documentarians, Authors, Podcasters, Startups, Software Companies, and Designers and Makers in the Apparel, Fashion and Consumer Products industries.


Dan was previously in-house counsel at leading motion picture film studio Warner Bros., where he handled intellectual property matters for the studio and worked on the successful tentpole films Pacific Rim (2013) directed by Guillermo del Toro and The Lego Movie (2014). Prior to that, he began his legal career with prominent entertainment law firm Greenberg Traurig in Los Angeles. Dan was also a prior winner of the GRAMMY Foundation’s Entertainment Law Initiative writing competition and has been published twice in leading academic legal journals for entertainment law.

Practice Areas:

Representative matters include
closed contracts with:

YouTube, TikTok, Netflix, Amazon, Disney, Warner Bros., NBCUniversal, HBO Max, CAA, SiriusXM, iHeart Media, LiveNation, Epic Games, Riot Games, Mattel, Hasbro, Cash App, Robinhood, Hinge, Ancestry, Target, Whole Foods, REI, American Express, Nike, Converse, Lululemon, Crocs, Uggs, Hollister, Betsey Johnson, Calvin Klein, Steve Madden, Guess, Tiffany, Nordstrom, Asos, Depop, Elite Modeling, Next Model Management, Conde Nast, Refinery29.

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Film Career

Dan is also an accomplished film producer, co-producing the film “Sight” currently in post-production and starring Greg Kinnear (“Little Miss Sunshine”) and Terry Chen (“House of Cards”).

 

Dan also produced the film “Snakehead” starring Sung Kang (“Fast and the Furious” series) which was an official selection at the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and was released theatrically by Samuel Goldwyn.

Education
J.D. with Honors

The George Washington University Law School

  • National Finalist and Scholarship Winner, Grammy Ent. Law Initiative Writing Competition

  • Winner of Federal Communications Bar Association Chairman Robert E. Lee Scholarship

  • President, Asian/Pacific American Law Student Association (APALSA)

B.A., English with a Minor in Computer Science

Stanford University

Bar Admissions

California

Journal Publications
  • “Wringing Songwriters Dry: Negative Consequences of Compulsory Licensing for Ringtones,” Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law, 10 Vand. J. Ent. & Tech. L. 533 (2008)
     

  • “Marketing Confusion: The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and the Lanham Act,” Entertainment and Sports Lawyer, 26 Ent. & Sports Law. 25 (Spring 2008)

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