Fox Entertainment Group
Mei-lan Stark is Senior Vice President, Intellectual Property for Fox Entertainment Group. In this role, Ms. Stark heads the intellectual property legal group, which is responsible for all trademark, copyright, domain name and patent work for all of the Fox Entertainment Group entities worldwide, including several film banners (20th Century Fox, Fox Searchlight, Fox Animation, and Fox 2000), television businesses (FOX, FX, FUEL, SPEED, FOX SPORTS, FOX NEWS, SHINE LIMITED and more), as well as several other entities such as AskMen, IGN and other web-based businesses. Ms. Stark joined Fox after spending several years with The Walt Disney Company where she was responsible for intellectual property matters for several Disney divisions, including Feature Animation, Buena Vista Pictures Marketing and Distribution, and Disney Consumer Products. She began her career as an intellectual property attorney at Kilpatrick Stockton following her graduation from Yale Law School.
Ms. Stark is President and Chair of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee. She was Chair of the Planning Committee and the Treasurer and Chair of the Finance Committee of the Board. She chaired the 2008 INTA Advanced Trademark Symposium and was appointed by Anne Gundelfinger to serve on the INTA Task Force on Anti-IP Sentiment during Ms. Gundelfinger’s presidency. Ms. Stark formerly served on the Board of the Western Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition and the Board of The Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice, a legal aid group that provides pro bono services to the East Los Angeles communities.