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John Tehranian

Founding Partner

John Tehranian is a founding partner of One LLP, a thirty-attorney intellectual property and entertainment firm with offices in Beverly Hills, Newport Beach and Del Mar, California. He is also the Paul W. Wildman Chair and Professor of Law at Southwestern Law School.

A graduate of Harvard University and Yale Law School, John has litigated numerous high-profile lawsuits, including copyright, trademark and right of publicity disputes involving Madonna, Don Henley, B.B. King, Bettie Page, Jimi Hendrix, and Perez Hilton, among others. Variety’s Legal Impact Report has recognized John as one of the world’s top 50 entertainment lawyers, Billboard Magazine has identified him as one of the top music lawyers in the business, and he has been repeatedly honored as a Southern California Super Lawyer.

John is the author of two books, Infringement Nation (Oxford University Press) and Whitewashed (NYU Press), and dozens of articles, including those appearing in the Yale Law Journal, Northwestern University Law Review, George Washington Law Review, Iowa Law Review, and the Chronicle of Higher Education. John’s writing has been widely cited, from testimony before Congress and decisions of the state, federal and Israeli courts to briefs before the Supreme Court in such landmark intellectual property cases as MGM v. Grokster, Tiffany v. eBay, Golan v. Holder and Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons.

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Events featuring John Tehranian
Events featuring John Tehranian