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Rimon Partner Mark Lee’s first impression ruling on legal fee recoverability covered by Bloomberg and Law.com The Recorder

News Mark S. Lee Mark S. Lee · May 22, 2020

Rimon Partner Mark Lee drafted the briefing and was the architect of the legal strategy that resulted in a ruling from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on the recoverability of legal fees in a declaratory relief action to establish copyright infringement liability and was covered in Bloomberg Law and Law.com The Recorder. In what it called an issue of first impression, the Ninth Circuit ruled that fees were recoverable in such declaratory relief actions.


Working at the intersection of intellectual property and entertainment, Mark Lee advises celebrities and celebrity estates, studios, and high-tech companies in copyright, trademark, and right of publicity matters.  He has litigated or counseled regarding copyrights, trademarks, rights of publicity, and/or related rights of musicians Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Barbara Streisand, Brian Wilson, Neil Young, Steve Perry, Miles Davis, Jackson Browne, and John Lee Hooker; authors John Steinbeck, Harper Lee, Raymond Chandler, William Saroyan, Louis L’Amour, Helen Fielding, and Philip K. Dick; actors Robin Williams, Sylvester Stallone, Groucho Marx, and Doris Day; athletes Jim Brown, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Tiger Woods: fictional characters Betty Boop, Barney, Rocky, Zorro, Dennis the Menace, and Emily the Strange; and photographers Richard Avedon and Jim Marshall. Read more about Mark Lee.