Established in 1986 by veteran entertainment attorney, Mark Litwak, the Law Offices of Mark Litwak and Associates has offered its clients high quality legal and business solutions for more than twenty-five years. We serve a global clientele in transactions involving financing, producing, and distributing motion picture, television, and new media projects.
Mark Litwak named a Southern California Super Lawyer
Mark Litwak has been named to the Southern California Super Lawyers list as one of the top attorneys in Southern California for 2014. No more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by Super Lawyers. This is 5th time Mark has been honored with this award.
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous multi-‐phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area.
The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers magazines and in leading city and regional magazines across the country. Super Lawyers magazines also feature editorial profiles of attorneys who embody excellence in the practice of law. For more information about Super Lawyers, go to superlawyers.com or click Here.
Areas of Practice
□ Entertainment Law
□ Contract Law
□ Copyright and Clearances
□ Trademark and Unfair Competition
□ Business Transactions and Formation
□ Motion Picture Finance and Distribution
□ Television and Film Production Legal
□ Expert Witness Services
□ Book and New Media publishing
June 20, 2014, Mark will be speaking on the Legal Rights of Screenwriters at 3 PM on June 20, 2014 at the Marriott Hotel & Convention Center in Burbank, California.
Seminar description: Making sure you are protected legally is one of the most important things you will ever do, in all areas of your life. Learn legal basics such as how to option a script, or what to negotiate if a producer wants to option your work. Can you write about a real person, or factual events? What is copyright law, and how does it protect you? What about idea theft? Can someone ‘steal’ my script? Learn how to become a professional in the business by embracing these legal essentials, to make sure you are on the path of production, and not litigation.
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