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Marcos Vergara del Carril

Associate
Century City
T: 310.228.2294
F: 310.228.3965

Education

  • LL.M., Entertainment and Media Law Policy, University of California, Los Angeles, 2011, Managing Editor of UCLA Entertainment Law Review
  • Université Aix-Marseille III, (France), Certificat d´Etudes Juridiques Comparatives
  • Universidad San Pablo CEU, (Spain), International Student Exchange
  • Universidad Católica Argentina (UCA), Abogado (JD equivalent)
  • California
  • Spain
  • Argentina
Overview
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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 ¡Déjame hablar!, on freedom of expression and media consolidation in the U.S., covering free TV, cable TV, satellite TV, video games and the Internet.

Articles

  • “¡Déjame Hablar! (Let Me Talk),” freedom of expression and U.S. media consolidation
  • "The Hobbit Adventure in a Globalized World," Social Science Research Network, October 21, 2011
  • "Minority Shareholders in a Corporate Entity. An Overview Under Comparative Law," International Business Transactions, 3d (Practitioner Treatise Series), 2011-2012
  • "Los Parientes Del Aporte Irrevocable en el Derecho Continental Europeo," regarding profit participating loans under continental European law, El Derecho magazine, February 2007

Latin American Law Blog Posts

Speaking Engagements

  • "Cross-Border legal practice," International Bar Association Annual Congress, Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 15, 2008

Events

  • Member, NALIP’s Board of Directors
  • Co-Chair, Southern California Chapter of the Federal Communications Bar Association
  • National Association of Independent Latino Producers (NALIP)