L.A. TECH & MEDIA LAW FIRM – Intellectual Property & Technology Law


Second Chance Legal and Business Affairs Training

Optimized for Innovation®

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Welcome to Tip-Top Startups Academy, where we believe in providing the essential resources to help individuals develop skills in legal and business with a focus on technology and innovation sectors. 

Our program is crafted by one the top trademark and technology attorneys in the United States, David Nima, Esq. who has appeared on numerous news outlets and industry events for as a technology, media, and legal in the innovation industry. 

Tip-Top Startups curriculum is designed to teach individuals in re-entry skills, perspectives, and proficiencies that can help them launch their own businesses, or contribute to other ventures as high-value employees and freelancers in the fields of marketing, business, entertainment, technology startup innovation, and more. 

Graduates of Tip-Top Startups will be empowered with working knowledge of cutting edge principles and best practices that can be applied to their own entrepreneurial endeavors, or as part of a team in small businesses, innovation departments of larger firms, and government organizations.

Tip-Top Startups is highly dedicated to helping individuals in reentry thrive in the technology startup industry and help make the world a better place through innovation. 

Topics Covered: 

Business Formation for Technology Companies

Lean Startup Business Planning  

Contracts for Tech Startups

Intellectual Property Basics 




Trade Secrets

Entertainment Law 


Motion Pictures

New Media 

Production Law 

Video Games and more 


The program is based on David Nima’s popular business books: 

Tip-Top Startups. Legal and Business Playbook Optimized for Innovation 

Tip-Top Trademarks. Brand Protection Blueprint for Business


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Tip-Top™ Trademarks
Brand Protection Blueprint
For Business

Intellectual property is the stock-in-trade of today’s businesses, and trademarks are one of the most important types of intellectual property assets applicable to virtually every business venture. 

This book teaches how to establish trademark priority in the United States quickly, cost-effectively, and with minimal risks. Based on over 15 years of experience consulting startups on brand protection strategies. 

Topics Covered: 

– Pre-Filing Trademark Conflict Search and Preparation 

– Step-by-Step, Screen-by-Screen Trademark Application Filing Instructions. 

– Office Action Response Strategies 

– Notice of Allowance Response Strategies 

– And Much More.

Tip-Top™ Startups
Legal and Business Playbook Optimized For Innovation

The companies who make the fewest mistakes, win. That is why “Tip-Top Startups. Legal and Business Playbook Optimized for Innovation” is a must-read for entrepreneurs looking to reduce legal, market, and financial risk in early-stage technology ventures.

In this groundbreaking legal and business book, David Nima, Esq., a highly acclaimed business, entertainment, and technology lawyer based in Los Angeles, shares his expertise and insights on the best practices that reduce risk and drive success in today’s fast-paced innovation technology and startup markets worldwide.

Drawing on over 15 years of experience launching and advising some of the world’s leading technology companies on legal and business affairs strategy, “Tip-Top Startups” presents a comprehensive and practical guide to help navigate the complexities of the business behind innovation during the early stages of technology innovation, and gain an unfair advantage.

Whether you’re a seasoned entrepreneur or just starting out, this best-selling book is a must-read for anyone looking to take their business to the next level. The information contained in this book is intended for general information purposes only and is not a substitute for legal advice. 



About the Author:

Drawing on over 15 years of experience as an entrepreneur, attorney to startups, and consultant to venture capital firms, David core focus has been in technology and intellectual property law. Throughout his professional career, David has advised on over $520 million in startup transactions, consulted several companies from pre-seed to multi-million dollar exits, and regularly works with entrepreneurs and investors to provide winning strategies across the full transaction and innovation cycle, including targeting, due diligence, revenue growth, product differentiation, portfolio valuation, market analysis, and competitive barrier strategy.

David has been recognized as among the Top 30 Most Influential Digital Media and E-Commerce Law Attorneys and has appeared CBS News, ABC News, KTLA News and other mainstream outlets as an expert in the legal and business affairs of tech innovation.

The information contained in this book is intended for general information purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for legal advice.

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