David Sharifi

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  • Software Copyright Protection for Technology Startups

    During the early stages of research and development (R&D) in technology startups and software publishing ventures, entrepreneurs, tech startups, and innovation departments in larger companies design and develop new software that becomes central to the companies website and mobile application publishing strategy and business model.  In other words, this new software is the stock-in-trade of […]

  • Legal Issues for Tech Startups: Terms of Service and EULAs

    Most technology startup product development operations inevitably involve development and publishing of a website and mobile application, and almost instinctually, entrepreneurs, mobile application developers, or inventors, consider how to address legal issues in creating reliable Terms of Use, Terms and Conditions, or other legal disclaimers and disclosures for their digital products and platforms. In some cases, the website or […]

  • Dates of First Use Trademark Filing Strategy For Technology Startups

    During the federal trademark registration process in the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), entrepreneurs and technology startups inevitably come across the issue of identifying their bona fide date of first use and date of first use in commerce on the federal trademark record. In the racehorse setting of trademark law, the first to […]