About

Born in London, England and raised in Princeton Junction, New Jersey, Mohammed Irfan Shariff is an attorney, Intellectual Property advocate and fashion designer. He earned his B.A. from Rutgers University and his J.D. from Widener University School of Law-Wilmington in May, 2011.

As of January 2010 he created FameAppeal.com, a website dedicated to trailblazing a legal niche, which provides an online presence that merges entertainment, fashion and business. He presently works with various tech, media, entertainment and fashion companies in Philadelphia, New Jersey and New York City.

  • -Read about his interest in Intellectual Property in this article published by Widener University School of Law.
  • -Featured in a Fashion Law article by Above The Law

For inquiries please e-mail
mishariff@fameappeal.com
or call 1-646-926-2171

Also follow him @fameappeal on Twitter.

 

Legal Services

PRACTICE AREAS- While Mohammed Shariff can assist clients in a variety circumstances he is strongest in Intellectual Property issues of Fashion, Entertainment and Media Law, Corporate Law and Breach of Contract.
CONTRACTS
- From reality TV production deals to the initial steps of negotiating contracts  Mohammed Shariff has experience in drafting, reviewing and creating agreements for business and individual needs.
TRADEMARK- Mohammed Shariff has taken many different approaches to logo infringement from seize and desists orders all the way to negotiating settlements.
COPYRIGHT- Protecting the rights of digital works found on blogs and YouTube has kept Mohammed Shariff busy as a number of apparel and film clients have needed his assistance. He currently works on licensing agreements for various mediums of creative works including, music, film, art and literature.
GENERAL LEGAL WORK- With experience in various firms from immigration law to his current associate position at a corporate/IP law firm Mohammed Shariff is prepared to provide assistance in legal research/analysis, drafting court documents and performing document review.

Mohammed I Shariff Esq. is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

 

Business Consultant

BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS- So what is next after registering your business as an LLC? Mohammed Shariff instructs his clients how to build their portfolio so to attract investments or potential buyers.
STRATEGY
- Creative based industries proceed on a different wavelength; Mohammed Shariff helps them choose realistic short-term goals and creates incremental roadmaps so to expand their corporate potential.
BRANDING- Protecting your business/personal brand is essential to establishing credibility in your industry. Mohammed Shariff has applied corporate leverage, trademark protection and negotiated licensing agreements to increase profits for his clients.
NETWORK-
With a diverse history in the fashion/entertainment business and legal industries Mohammed Shariff connects creative-based companies to the appropriate industry leader necessary to keep his clients competitive in their respective markets.

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