SRS Presenter Bio
Ben Marks is a partner in his firm who specializes in trials on copyright, trademark, unfair competition, and First Amendment issues. Ben frequently represents music users such as television stations, television networks, and web site operators in connection with the acquisition of, and litigation over, rights to publicly perform musical compositions. He also is the Chair of the Board of Directors of Reel Works Teen Filmmaking, a non-profit arts organization that teaches documentary filmmaking to New York City teens; and he teaches a course on intellectual property litigation at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Ben's firm is Weil, Gotshal & Manges, New York, NY.