mark pearson - attorney - arc law group


Counselor to creative, talented and entrepreneurial clients

Licensed in California

Golden Gate University School of Law

Arizona State University

  • Entertainment Law
  • Copyrights & Trademarks
  • Business Formation
  • Contracts

Mark's Bio . . .

Mark A. 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.

Mark also serves as the Legal Chair on the Board of Governors for the San Francisco/Nor-Cal Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (Emmy® Awards) and as an Advisory Board Member for California Lawyers for the Arts Music Business Seminar.

Before becoming a member of 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.

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Mark's Events . . .

Mark A. Pearson is an accomplished author and public speaker, frequently interviewed by local and national media for his views on the entertainment industry. He regularly speaks at entertainment industry conferences. Here’s a list of Mark’s recent and upcoming events:

BFF.FM Radio - Bird Flu Kitchen: ARC Law Group - August 1, 2018

Small Business Administration - Small Business Week: A Guide to IP Law - May 15, 2018

California Lawyers for the Arts: Legal Q&A For Creative Artists (Livestream) - April 12, 2018

California Lawyers for the Arts - Music Business Seminar: The Year in Music Law 2017 - February 24, 2018

Balanced Breakfast - Music Industry Summit: Music & Law: Online and On Stage - February 10, 2017

25th Street Recording Workshop: Music Copyright - November 20, 2017

Balanced Breakfast San Francisco: Guest Speaker - Music Business Issues - November 16, 2017

Different Fur Studios Workshop: Making Music Your Business - September 25, 2017

California Lawyers For The Arts (Los Angeles): The Stairway to a Blurry Start for 2017 - April 29, 2017

Different Fur Studios Workshop: Copyright and the Music Business - April 3, 2017

BlogtalkRadio: Legally Speaking with Gian Fiero - March 6, 2017

Circus of Chaos: Episode 1.1 w/ ARC Law Group - February 25, 2017

Bar Association of San Francisco (SEL): The Legal Controversy of Daily Fantasy Sports - March 29, 2016

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