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


Experience
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.

EDUCATION
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