Professional Experience

Adjunct Professor, California College of the Arts, 2009-present
Art Center College of Design, 2001- present
Private Legal Practice Supporting Business Start Ups, Artists and Designers, Licensing, Promotions Intellectual Property, Technology and Media Law . 1999-Present
Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs,  Universal Studios New Media  Universal Studios Consumer Product . 1991-1999
Director, Consumer Products and Anti- Piracy . Paramount Pictures  1988-1991
Associate Counsel Writers Guild of America, West . 1986-1988
Associate, Litigation Gilbert & Sachman 1985-1986
Cooper, Epstein & Hurewitz 1984-1985

Legal and Business Advisor to Start Up Companies
September 2011 – Present (3 years 3 months)Greater Los Angeles and San Francisco Bay Area
Serving as a legal and business advisor to start up companies from idea generation through launch and operation:
Geppetto Avatars
Sparse, Inc.
Raw Science, Inc.
Id4, Inc.
Seed Row
Seraphim Enterprises, Inc.
Mosey, Inc.
Metamason, Inc.
Acuity, Inc
Lecru, Inc
Story Manufacturing
Protos, Inc.

University of Southern California – Doctor of Law, Member of Law Review 1984
California State University, San Francisco- Secondary Education Teaching Credential in English and History 1981
University of California, Berkeley- Bachelor of Arts, History, With Honors 1980