John D. Mason

John D. Mason

John D. Mason

Professorial Lecturer in Law


Email: John D. Mason
Mobile Phone: (301) 252-0194
2000 H Street, NW Washington DC 20052

John D. Mason of Copyright Counselors LLC and Mason Literary is a Washington DC based art and entertainment and intellectual property attorney and literary agent. His practice focuses on copyright and trademark registration and transactional matters, litigation, copyright and trademark infringement, publishing and media issues, defamation, licensing and contracts, and commercial matters relating to creative industries. Mr. Mason works with writers, artists, filmmakers, photographers and creative people and companies of all kinds to protect, promote and productively exploit their work.

In addition to his law practice, Mr. Mason is the President of the Board of Directors for the Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts, Advisory Board member of Veterans in Media and Entertainment, adjunct faculty teaching Entertainment Law and Intellectual Property Law at UDC Law School, past adjunct faculty teaching Art and the Law at George Mason University, has lectured regularly at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the Art as Applied to Medicine Master’s program, and gives numerous lectures and talks every year on legal issues related to artists of all kinds.

BA, JD, Loyola University New Orleans

  • Art, Cultural Heritage and the Law