Barbara Mandell and Melissa Atherton Successful in a UDRP Arbitration Against Serial Cybersquatter on behalf Jet’s America (Jet’s Pizza)

The on line ordering coordinator for Jet’s America (Jet’s Pizza) noticed something fishy when she typed the words www.jetspiza.com into her browser: she was redirected to the ordering page for Pizza Hut.  What was going on? That’s when she contacted Attorney Barbara Mandell for help. Fishman Stewart Attorneys Barb Mandell and  Melissa Atherton agreed that it was unlikely that Pizza Hut itself … [Read more...]

Michael D. Fishman and Michael B. Stewart Named Dbusiness Top Lawyers for 2016

Michael D. Fishman and Michael B. Stewart, both founding partners with Fishman Stewart Yamaguchi PLLC have been selected by their peers for inclusion in Dbusiness' Top Lawyers 2016. Dbusiness polled 19,000 attorneys in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, and Livingston counties. Each attorney was asked to nominate lawyers among 48 legal specialties. Fishman and Stewart both have been selected as … [Read more...]

Michael B. Stewart Discusses Pro-Bono Assistance for Applicants at the USPTO Office in Detroit

Michael Stewart recently lectured on “Pro-Bono Assistance for Applicants” at the Elijah J. McCoy United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in Detroit.  The Saturday Seminar was held on October 17, 2015.  Michael Stewart joined representatives from the Detroit satellite office and the USPTO in Alexandria, Va., who were on hand to conduct an all-day workshop for inventors and … [Read more...]

Fishman Stewart Yamaguchi Mourns the Passing of Partner Carl Schaukowitch

In Remembrance: Carl Schaukowitch It is with heavy hearts that we report the passing of Attorney Carl Schaukowitch on Thursday, October 22, 2015. Carl was a partner in our Washington, DC office. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University College in 1973 and a Juris Doctor from the University of Denver College of Law in 1980. In addition, … [Read more...]

Doug LaLone to Speak at ACG’s Middle Market Summit

Partner Doug LaLone serves as the current president of ACG Detroit.  Doug will lead the Closing Remarks and Q&A Session at ACG's Middle Market Voice summit on Thursday, October 15, 2015. The summit will be held at The Country Club of Lansing from 8:00 am to 11:30 am. Michigan Lieutenant Governor, Brian Calley will be the Keynote Speaker.  Attendance is complimentary. For more information … [Read more...]

Michael Fluhler will Instruct “IP Business Basics 101: MAKING MONEY THROUGH IP DEALS – An Introduction to What and How IP Works for Business” at the LES Annual Meeting

Attorney Michael T. Fluhler will serve as an instructor for the Licensing Executives Society (LES) on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at the Annual Meeting in New York.   Michael will be teaching “IP Business Basics 101: Making Money Through IP Deals – An Introduction to What and How IP Works for Business.” This one-day, deal-centric course has been designed by experienced LES executives for business … [Read more...]

Doug LaLone Elected President of ACG Detroit

The Detroit Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth has elected Fishman Stewart Yamaguchi Partner Doug LaLone, as its new president effective September 1, 2015. LaLone serves as the chair of the firm’s strategic intellectual property practice in Bloomfield Hills.  He will replace Rob Dutkiewicz, a partner with the Southfield-based accounting firm of Clayton & McKervey PC. Prior to … [Read more...]

Three Fishman Stewart Yamaguchi Attorneys Named to Michigan’s Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2015

Fishman Stewart Yamaguchi PLLC is pleased to announce that three lawyers have been selected to the 2015 Michigan Super Lawyers and Michigan Rising Stars lists.  Each year, no more than 5.0 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected as Super Lawyers and no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected as Rising Stars by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this … [Read more...]

Three Fishman Stewart Yamaguchi PLLC Attorneys Named to 2016 Best Lawyers® in America List

Fishman Stewart Yamaguchi PLLC is pleased to announce that three lawyers have been named to the 2016 Edition of Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Its … [Read more...]

Partner Barbara L. Mandell Named To Michigan Lawyer’s Weekly “Women in the Law” Class of 2015

We are pleased to announce that Partner Barbara L. Mandell has been named among Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s “Women in the Law” Class of 2015. Each year, Michigan Lawyer’s Weekly honors 30 high-achieving, women lawyers in Michigan and their accomplishments. The honorees are women attorneys who have a commitment to excellence in the practice of law, are inspiring and accomplished leaders, serve as … [Read more...]