Marc E. Isserles, Esq. is a skilled commercial mediator with over fifteen years of litigation experience handling complex business disputes, with a particular emphasis on copyright, trademark, trade secret, entertainment, right of publicity, and licensing issues. Early in his career, Mr. Isserles worked as an associate with Parcher Hayes & Snyder, one of the leading entertainment litigation firms of the time. Since then, he has regularly been involved in litigation matters involving entertainment personalities and issues.
A former law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, and a founding partner of a top New York City litigation boutique, Mr. Isserles brings to his mediation practice the skills of a seasoned litigator, legal strategist, and nuanced legal thinker. Mr. Isserles is known for his keen analytical skills, judicious temperament, thorough preparation, and ability to quickly grasp both sides of a complicated issue while keeping an open mind.
Representative Entertainment Mediation Matters
- Mediated dispute between media company, major record company, and product placement agency relating to production of music video
- Mediated dispute between former management company and major R&B recording artists over termination of management agreement
- Mediated copyright infringement lawsuit brought by co-author of iconic rap song against new artist and major record and publishing companies
- Mediated multi-million dollar contract and royalty dispute between new artist and former managers