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Eric Lauritsen's litigation practice focuses on commercial disputes with an emphasis on entertainment and copyright matters.   Eric also maintains a robust transactional practice through which he serves emerging music industry clients in all facets of their business.  In addition, Eric is well-versed in trademark registrations and prosecutions, having successfully obtained registrations for numerous marks initially refused on likelihood of confusion and descriptiveness grounds.  Eric earned his law degree magna cum laude from Duke University in 2014, where he focused his studies on copyright law, trademark law, and the First Amendment.

Representative Matters

  • Obtained favorable summary judgment ruling on behalf of client Nicki Minaj in copyright infringement lawsuit raising novel issues about sampling and fair use.

Bar Admissions

  • California


  • Duke University, J.D. - 2014

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