David Sharifi

Author Archives

  • New Media Law

    The field of media law has become increasingly more important as industry continues to forge ahead into the current digital age. The fragmented nature of today’s media landscape continues to highlight the potential for new or enhanced legal issues. “New Media Law” refers, generally, to legal issues impacting the media and telecommunications industries, such as […]

  • Legal Issues Facing Entertainment Technology Startups

    Entertainment Technology Startups launching products and services using digital media face new and traditional legal issues in business and intellectual property law. Some legal issues facing technology startups may include entity formation, brand name (trademark) selection and adoption, and formalization of ownership splits between co-founders. More groundbreaking legal issues facing technology startups and innovation departments […]

  • International Trademark Protection Under Madrid System

    When entrepreneurs, tech startups, and small business seek to protect their trademarks, brand, or logos, the option of filing through the Madrid System may arise. The Madrid System is an international system of trademark registration, administered by the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) a special agency formed under the designation of […]