Show me the money! A little violation of a Consent Agreement is a violation: Gaither Tool Co. v. Summit Tool Co., 2012 WL 13218902. (ND IL) by James Michael Faier, M.P.P., M.B.A., J.D. (USPTO Regn. No. 56,731)
The Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, took up the issue of violation of a Consent agreement in the above – captioned supporting the proposition a non-deminimus violation of a Consent Agreement is violation of a Consent Agreement and violating...read more
Zain Subhani: An entrepreneur – an overnight success years in the making. Great story in INC. by J M Faier, M.P.P., M.B.A., J.D. USPTO Regn. No. 56,731.
I recommend this honest tale of entrepreneurship by Zain Subhani in Inc. How Skyline Brands’ Zain Subhani Went From $2 Million in Debt to 1,000 Percent Growth | Inc.com Way to go...read more
USPTO successes bright in a dark year! By J M Faier, M.P.P., M.B.A., J.D. (USPTO Regn. No. 56,731) firstname.lastname@example.org. T: 312-382-9400.
The USPTO issued it’s 2020 performance report. You can read it at USPTO annual reports | USPTO. The surprises are that in a Pandemic year that we still see a 9.6 percent increases in applications. The squawk at INTA related to the tougher position on audits and...read more
A Better Trademark of 2020: REVERB! By James Michael Faier, M.P.P., M.B.A., J.D. U.S. Registered Patent Attorney (USPTO 56,731)
On Lincoln Avenue in Chicago is an advert for one of the better trademarks of 2020: REVERB. As a guy with 30-years in this field, I spend my life watching marks that meet my taste for greatness: pithiness, relevance, edge, and distinctiveness. REVERB is such as mark...read more
Show me enough of the money! Rabbi Hillel and branding. By James Michael Faier, M.P.P., M.B.A., J.D.
So I was studying Talmud tractate “Ethics of the Fathers” aka Pirkai Avot. I keep thinking about Rabbi Hillel’s statement at Chapter 1, verse 14: If I am not for myself, then who will be for me? If I am only for myself then what am I? If not now,...read more