LAWRENCE D. MANDEL is a member of the Bar in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He is admitted to U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Mr. Mandel is a member of the American Bar Association (member, Section of Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law; Forum on Entertainment and Sports Industries.

He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1976 from University of Connecticut. In 1981, Mr. Mandel received a Professional Diploma in Film Scoring, cum laude, from Berklee College of Music. He received his Juris Doctorate with honors in 1989 from Rutgers University, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif. In addition, he served as articles editor of the Rutgers Computer and Technology Law Journal. Mr. Mandel has extensive experience in the areas of trademarks and copyrights, with particular emphasis in the development and management of worldwide trademark portfolios.

Mr. Mandel has engaged in private practice for several years and was associated with a firm whose primary area of expertise and activity is the securement of worldwide trademark development and enforcement. Mr. Mandel's experience accordingly extends to related contractual and litigation matters in the area of trademarks as well as in the area of copyrights.