MEDIA

  • PRINCIPAL

    David N. Sharifi, Esq.

    PRACTICE AREAS AND CORE EXPERTISE

    • Trademark Law
    • Copyright Licensing
    • Entertainment Law
    • Emerging Technology
    • Contract Negotiation
    • IP Infringement
    • Corporate Law
    • Crowdfunding Law
    • Business Litigation
    • Startup Innovation

    PUBLICATIONS

    GUEST SPEAKER

    • “Legal Issues in Marketing and Product Launch, Entertainment Startups” Digital Hollywood Fall 2013
    • “Crowdfunding Comes of Age”, WestDoc Documentary and Reality Conference, 2013
    • “Mo’ Money Mo’ Problems: Discussing the latest legal issues in Crowdfunding Law. Digital Hollywood Spring 2013
    • Startup Venture Summit
    • “Intellectual Property Protection for Engineers and Developers”, USC Marshall Center For Technology Commercialization, 2012 and 2013

    COMMITMENT TO TECH INNOVATION

    • Sponsor: Silicon Beach Fest
    • Course Instructor: Small Business Legal Matters: “Protecting Intellectual Property for Startups and Entrepreneurs.” Docstoc Video Series
    • Top 30 most influential attorneys in Digital Media and E-Commerce Law. – Los Angeles Business Journal, 2014. 
    • Top 10% Linkedin Views for Attorneys: David N. Sharifi, Esq.

    RESOURCES

    David is really knowledgeable about the mobile space and gave us practical, real world legal advice in developing our new mobile game. He is a great technology lawyer and business lawyer combined.
    – Client, Mobile Game Developer

    David is knowledgeable, personable, detail oriented, a forward thinker, and has the client’s best interest at heart. I highly recommend him.
    – Client, Technology Startup

     

  • L.A. TECH & MEDIA LAW FIRM
    EVENTS, NEWS & PUBLICATIONS

    David N. Sharifi - Entertainment Technology Attorney based in Los Angeles, CA. Copyright 2014 www.techandmedialaw.com“David Sharifi has set his practice apart from traditional intellectual property attorneys by focusing on a niche and growing field of industry, ‘the internet of things,’ consulting clients on best practices for intellectual property protection and regulatory compliance in digital and innovation markets. Sharifi’s clients range from niche social networks to mobile application developers to e-commerce sites, designers, and manufacturers of physical goods or hardware devices. His core focus is competitive barrier strategy. Sharifi applies a blend of intellectual property law, market analysis, and contract negotiation to advise clients in deal making, product development, marketing, and related operations on the web and on mobile and social platforms. He also acts as of counsel, providing intellectual property law and technology market expertise to litigation teams. He has developed a reputation as a leading expert in trademark protection online and provides thought leading advice on crowdfunding law, an emerging capital strategy for small businesses that is riddled with legal issues.” – L.A. Business Journal, July 2014

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    DAVID N. SHARIFI APPEARS ON KTLA NEWS LOS ANGELES

    David N. Sharifi interview on KTLA Channel 5 News, Los Angeles, Discussing Legal Issues in Social Media

    David N. Sharifi interviewed on KTLA News Discussing Legal Issues in Social Media

    Interview: David N. Sharifi on Legal Issues in Social Media, KTLA News Link


     

    PUBLICATION: BEVERLY HILLS BAR ASSOCIATION

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    Beverly Hills Bar Association, IP and New Media Blog, July 2013

    Publication: “How Brands Use Trademark Law to Gain Competitive Advantage Online” by David Sharifi, Beverly Hills Bar Association IP Blog.


     

    SPEAKER AND MODERATOR

    Crowdfunding Law

    Beverly Hills Bar Association, CLE Course

    Speaker and Moderator: Crowdfunding Law, Beverly Hills Bar Association, CLE Course - "The Crowd is King: Benefits and Legal Pitfalls of Crowdfunding" - View Program Materials

    Speaker and Moderator: Crowdfunding Law, Beverly Hills Bar Association, CLE Course

     

    Speaker: “The Crowd is King: Benefits and Legal Pitfalls of Crowdfunding


     

    Interview: LA Daily Journal, subject matter expert: Crowdfunding Law. July 2013.


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