Shahrokh Sheik

+1-424-239-2851
shahrokh@weinberg-gonser.com

Education:
Southwestern Law School
J.D.

California State Univ., Long Beach
B.S.

Bar Admissions:
California

Court Admissions:
California state courts
U.S. District Court
(Cntl. Dist. of California)

Shahrokh Sheik is a business and intellectual property attorney serving as outside general counsel and litigation counsel for clients ranging from international corporations to start-ups and individuals in a variety of industries including entertainment, hospitality, cannabis, finance, e-commerce, advertising and more.

Shahrokh is dedicated to providing value to his clients and maintaining long term relationships. As such, he strives to identify their goals, objectives and constraints in order to facilitate business transactions and resolve disputes efficiently and effectively.

Prior to joining Weinberg Gonser, Shahrokh founded the business and intellectual property firm Kramer Holcomb Sheik LLP in 2012, and prior to that, he served as Counsel at Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA)- producer of the American Film Market (AFM). During law school, Shahrokh served as the President of Southwestern’s student government as well as the Associate Editor of the university’s Law Review. While obtaining his undergraduate degree from California State University, Long Beach, he served as the Vice President of the student government, President of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and Founder/President of the Law Society.

Practice Areas

  • Business Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Cannabis & Cannabis Ecosystem
  • Corporate Transactions
  • Trademark and Copyrights
  • Entertainment Contracts and Disputes
  • Hospitality and Restaurant
  • Media, Marketing and Distribution
  • Personal and Outside General Counsel

Representative Matters

  • Represented film producers and investors in multi-million dollar breach of contract and fraud suit against major national bank; favorable settlement achieved for clients prior to trial
  • Represented well known rock band in defending multi-million dollar breach of contract, intellectual property and corporate shareholder dispute; favorable settlement achieved for clients prior to trial
  • Represented major Internet Service Provider in defending multi-million dollar DMCA copyright infringement federal lawsuit; achieved dismissal of all claims upon prevailing on motion for summary judgment
  • Represented plaintiff investor in connection with breach of oral partnership agreement related to real property investment; prevailed in court trial achieving ruling in favor of client on all equitable claims brought, including promissory estoppel, unjust enrichment and quiet title (based on breach of oral agreement)
  • Represented major film post-production company in defending wrongful termination lawsuit; achieved favorable settlement for client prior to trial
  • Represented well known rock band in defending multi-million dollar breach of contract, intellectual property and corporate shareholder dispute; favorable settlement achieved for clients prior to trial
  • Represented plaintiff film producer in IFTA Arbitration related to breach of distribution agreement against sales agent; achieved ruling for damages award in favor of client
  • Represented well known rock band in defending multi-million dollar breach of contract, intellectual property and corporate shareholder dispute; favorable settlement achieved for clients prior to trial
  • Represented restaurant owners in breach of investment and partnership agreement against former partner; achieved default judgment in favor of client
  • Represented plaintiff in invasion of privacy lawsuit. Achieved favorable settlement three days prior to trial
  • Represented former business partners in pre-ICO cannabis dispensary breach of partnership agreement
  • Represented international hospitality group in worldwide branding activities including international trademark portfolio securement and protection
  • Represented film production company in equity investment finance offers for slate of films; provide outside general counsel services in variety of business and legal issues
  • Represented international restaurant group in equity investment finance offering for multiple restaurants, including preparation and counseling on offering materials and counseling on federal securities issues; provide outside general counsel services in variety of business and legal issues
  • Represented California cannabis cultivation group in multiple real estate investment transactions and local and state license applications; provide outside general counsel services in variety of business and legal issues
  • Represented investors and managers in connection with acquisition of equity interest in CBD patents and cannabis operations entity
  • Represent well-known chef and business entrepreneur in connection with trademark and copyright protection, corporate transactions and general outside general counsel services
  • Represented well-known entertainment concierge service provider in connection with outside general counsel services including business litigation, employment issues, trade secret disputes, client agreements, capital transactions and corporate restructuring
Memberships and Boards
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Board of Trustees, Trustee At-Large
  • Entertainment & IP Section of LA County Bar Association, Past Chair
  • Southwestern Entertainment and IP Alumni Association Board of Directors, Past Chair
  • Susan G. Komen Los Angeles County, Board of Directors
  • Institute of Neuro Innovation, Board of Directors

Outside Interests

  • Playing sports, spending time with family & friends, wellness, Lakers, camping, snowboarding