Shaun C. Clark is a partner in the firm’s internationally acclaimed Transactional Entertainment, Technology and Advertising Practice Group, which was recently ranked in the top tier by both Chambers USA and the Legal 500 U.S. He resides in the firm’s Century City office.
Shaun Clark represents major brands, independent producers, advertising agencies, studios and other entertainment and advertising-related entities in the acquisition of intellectual property rights and the development, finance, production, distribution, and exploitation of entertainment and branded content and related live events, merchandising, social media, and online and field marketing promotional campaigns. Mr. Clark is very interested in virtual reality content, and he is working with some of the top companies in this emerging space.
Mr. Clark also counsels brands and individuals on brand development and the negotiation of sponsorship, product placement, licensing and celebrity endorsement agreements.
Mr. Clark has represented numerous institutional clients in their capacity as lenders, guarantors, and borrowers, in the negotiation and documentation of complex financing deals and intercreditor relationships, in negotiations with assignees for the benefit of creditors and trustees, and in foreclosure proceedings.
He also has drafted and negotiated numerous shopping, co-development and co-production agreements for series television and motion pictures, and collection account and custodial agreements in connection with the administration of proceeds from multiple sources. Mr. Clark also represents investors, sellers and purchasers of entertainment and media companies, brands, assets, and entertainment properties.
- J.D., Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, 1996
- B.B.A., University of Texas at Arlington, 1992
- U.S. District Court, Central District of California
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