Mark Mermelstein

Partner

Los Angeles


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Mark Mermelstein, a trial lawyer with more than 20 first-chair trials, specializes in white collar criminal defense and complex litigation.

Mark Mermelstein, a trial lawyer with more than 20 first-chair trials, specializes in white collar criminal defense and complex litigation, particularly in technology-related matters. He also handles Cybersecurity, Privacy, Litigation and Enforcement matters.

Mark focuses his work representing corporations and individuals facing allegations of securities fraud, healthcare fraud, environmental crimes, violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the False Claims Act, mail/wire fraud, and embezzlement.

Mark also focuses on asset recovery for corporate crime victims such as those victimized by cybercrime, including theft of trade secrets, hacking, counterfeiting and other business crimes. In this regard, Mark routinely leads data breach and cybersecurity incident response efforts, as well as proactively advises on data breach mitigation strategies.

Mark has written many articles and has spoken extensively on many aspects of his practice. A frequent commentator on matters related to white collar crime, he has been recommended by Legal 500 in both White Collar Criminal Defense, and Cybersecurity.

Posts by: Mark Mermelstein

What Do CurryKittens, Stephen Curry and Trade Secrets Have in Common?

In May 2018, Axiom Zen released cryptocollectibles, unique digital tokens created using blockchain technology, called “CurryKittens.” In a complaint filed under the federal Defend Trade Secrets Act, founder Starcoin claimed that Axiom Zen, a once-prospective business partner, misappropriated Starcoin’s trade secrets by using Stephen Curry’s likeness in the CryptoKitties platform.

We break down the court’s decision in our Trade Secrets Watch post.