Rimon Welcomes Entertainment and Intellectual Property Attorney Mark S. Lee as Partner in Los Angeles
News Mark S. Lee · June 15, 2018
Author of leading treatise Entertainment & Intellectual Property Law has tried key IP/Trademark cases
Noted Entertainment and Intellectual Property (IP) attorney, Mark S. Lee, joins Rimon as a Partner in their Los Angeles office. Mr. Lee joins Rimon from Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, where he was a Partner.
Mr. Lee has advised some of the best- known musicians, athletes, celebrities and celebrity estates in the country, as well as leading studios, high-tech companies and advertising agencies on copyright, trademark, and rights of publicity matters. He has been ranked by The Best Lawyers in America since 2010, along with numerous other awards throughout his career. Beyond his work as an attorney,
Mr. Lee has authored the leading treatise Entertainment and Intellectual Property Law (Thomson Reuters 2018), teaches IP and Entertainment Law at the USC Gould School of Law in Los Angeles, California, and has published numerous articles and speaks regularly at continuing education programs.
At Rimon, Mr. Lee will be joining a renowned team of music lawyers that includes Jill Berliner and Kenneth Anderson, as well as an IP team of 18 Partners, including Matt Poppe, Zheng Liu, Gabriel Gregg, Peng Chen, and Max Waldbaum, who joined Rimon this year. The IP team works closely with the Corporate, Tax, Private Client, and Litigation teams to ensure that Rimon’s clients benefit from full-spectrum representation. With Rimon’s decentralized business model, Mr. Lee can adapt his practice to best fit the needs of his diverse clientele.
“We are very proud of our entertainment and intellectual property practices, which represent some of the most successful artists and technology companies of our time. Mark’s expertise in and reputation in the industry helps us further serve our music clients. We are very excited to have him on our team,” said Michael Moradzadeh, Rimon’s CEO.
In addition to IP, Mr. Lee’s practice specializes in IP litigation and counseling with a focus on Entertainment, Sports and Recreation Law, Intellectual Property Litigation, and Trademarks & Copyrights.
“Rimon’s structure is uniquely suited to delivering efficient, high-quality services to clients. This is what a law firm of the 21st Century should look like,” said Mark Lee.
Mr. Lee earned his J.D. and B.A. from the University of Illinois.
Rimon has 18 offices across three continents. The firm is widely known as being at the vanguard of legal innovation. The firm has been repeatedly recognized by the Financial Times as one of North America's most innovative law firms. The firm’s managing partners were both named ‘Legal Rebels’ by the American Bar Association’s ABA Journal and have spoken on innovations in the practice of law at Harvard and Stanford Law Schools. Rimon and its lawyers have also received numerous awards for excellence, including from Best Lawyers and Chambers.