- Entertainment, Technology, and Advertising
- International Practice
- Latin American Practice
|University ||Universidad Católica Argentina, UCA, Abogado; Universidad San Pablo CEU, Spain, International Student Exchange; Université Aix-Marseille III, France, Certificat d'Etudes Juridiques Comparatives|
|Law School||University of California, Los Angeles, LL.M., Entertainment/Media Law Policy, 2011 Managing Editor of UCLA Entertainment Law Review|
|Admitted||2013, California; Spain; Argentina|
•National Association of Independent Latino Producers (NALIP)
Marcos Vergara del Carril is an associate in the Entertainment, Technology and Advertising Practice Group in the firm's Century City office.
Areas of Practice
Mr. Vergara focuses on transactional entertainment matters, advising clients on various aspects of the development, production, acquisition and distribution of motion pictures and television programming, chain of title and clearance issues, employment and guild matters, option and acquisition of literary property, music publishing, website development and sponsorship deals.
Prior to joining Sheppard Mullin, Mr. Vergara worked in Spain as an associate in the Capital Markets & Finance Practice Group of Clifford Chance, where he advised international companies and financial institutions in major debt restructuring transactions, securitization facilities and security packages.
In addition, Mr. Vergara worked in the Business & Music Affairs department of Telemundo, where he analyzed and drafted film license agreements, synchronization & master license agreements, release agreements, and evaluated right of publicity, copyright and trademark matters.
Mr. Vergara has published a book entitled Dejame hablar!, on freedom of expression and media consolidation in the U.S., covering free TV, cable TV, satellite TV, video games and the Internet.
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
Film Tax Incentives in Latin America
Marcos Vergara del Carril, July 24, 2014
Distribution of audiovisual content is blooming at a very fast pace, and while the consumer is still demanding for more new content, producers are struggling with this new competitive era. While appetite for content is at its highest peak, and consumer is getting original content from distributors...
Apple is Fighting Back in Brazilian Courts to Get its iPhone Trademark
Marcos Vergara del Carril, October 15, 2013
In February 2013, the Instituto Nacional Da Propriedade Industrial (the “Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office”), ruled that Gradiente Electronica (“Gradiente”), not Apple, owned the “iPhone” mark in Brazil. The “iPhone” term was registered by...
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