Mark Tratos is managing shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Las Vegas office, home to one of the largest groups of intellectual property attorneys in Nevada. Previously, he was the co-founder of the law firm of Quirk & Tratos.
Mark focuses his practice on a variety of intellectual property and litigation matters. His representations include numerous resort, hotel and casino entities in federal court litigation involving trademark, copyrights, domain names, rights of publicity and privacy law for known casino brands. He currently represents many of the largest resorts in the world on brand development and protection strategies, enforcement and infringement litigation.
Mark has represented numerous artists and performers including the estates of Orson Welles, James Dean, Malcolm X, Marilyn Monroe and Anthony Quinn and visual artists Ronnie Cutrone and Deny Dent.
In keeping with the firm’s commitment to community involvement, Mark has been a member of the adjunct faculty of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas for over twenty years. He currently teaches entertainment law, rights of publicity and privacy law, and the law of cyberspace at UNLV’s William S. Boyd School of Law; the business of entertainment at UNLV’s Hotel college; and entertainment and fine arts law at the College of Fine and Performing Arts. He serves on the board of trustees of the National Judicial College and is the chairman of the board of visitors for Lewis & Clark Law School, and Second Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of Lewis & Clark College.