Caroline H. Mankey is a seasoned trial lawyer representing clients in the entertainment, arts, fashion, retail, and technology sectors, such as motion picture studios and production companies, major media companies, film libraries, actors, comedians, television personalities, musicians, artists, jewelry designers, retailers, manufacturers, architects, market research firms, and others, in disputes involving copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, design patents, defamation, licensing and other contract rights, rights of publicity, business interference, and partnership disputes.
For more than twenty years, Caroline has successfully first chaired numerous trials and arbitrations and has prevailed on dispositive motions at the trial level and on appeals before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the California Court of Appeal.
Caroline’s very first trial experience as a young lawyer was protecting the rights of The Three Stooges in a case in which the California Supreme Court published what has become seminal right of publicity jurisprudence. In addition to her extensive trial experience, Caroline’s clients value her ability to achieve efficient, effective, and economical solutions to every legal challenge.
- J.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1996
- B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1990, cum laude
Bar Admissions : California
Court Admissions :
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
- U.S. District Court, Central District of California
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
- California Supreme Court
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