Marcus counsels clients on a wide range of issues, including telecommunications regulation, media and the First Amendment, Internet law and regulation, and broadcast licensing and regulation.

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Marcus advises businesses on complex matters related to intellectual property licensing. 

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Marcus has extensive experience representing clients before the North Carolina Utilities Commission.

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Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in First Amendment Law (2008-2017)

Member, Advisory Board for International and Area Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001-05

Chairman, Class of 1938 Endowment Committee, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1995-2004

Member, Federal Communications Bar Association

Member, American Bar Association

Member, North Carolina Bar Association

Co-Author, Survey of North Carolina Privacy and Related Claims Against the Media, Libel Defense Resource Center, 1997-present

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Law School Festival of Legal Learning, Recent Developments in Internet, Privacy, and Business Communications Law, February 2006, February 2007, February 2008, February 2009, February 2010

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Law School Festival of Legal Learning, Recent Developments in Internet and Telecommunications Law, February 2003, February 2004, and February 2005  

Author, Reporter's Privilege Compendium: A Guide to State and Federal Law Concerning News Media Subpoenas, June 2002, The Reporter's Committee for Freedom of the Press

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Journalism and Mass Communications, Electronic News Academy, "Libel and Privacy Review for Reporters and Editors," June 2003

The Internet and E-Commerce, "Regulatory Convergence: The Regulatory Treatment of Internet Services and Applications," August 2000

North Carolina Library Association Annual Meeting, "Intellectual Freedom in Cyberspace: the Good, the Bad, the Ugly," September, 1999

Greensboro Bar Association Foundation, Greensboro Public Library Foundation Continuing Legal Education Program, "Terrorism, Identity Theft, the Internet, and Libraries," January 2006

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