PRINCIPAL

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 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

DAVID N. SHARIFI APPEARS ON KTLA NEWS LOS ANGELES

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

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

David N. Sharifi is an entertainment technology attorney based in Los Angeles and a recognized expert in new media law, competitive barrier strategy, intellectual property exploitation, social media law, trademark protection.

SPEAKER AND MODERATOR
Crowdfunding Law
Beverly Hills Bar Association, CLE Course

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.

CONTACT US

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