Litigation and Trial Attorney Maxwell Goss Joins Fishman Stewart

Please join us in welcoming our new attorney Maxwell Goss. Max Goss is a litigation and trial lawyer representing clients in intellectual property and business cases throughout Michigan and around the country. Max brings his own brand of forceful advocacy and creative solutions to the cases he handles. Experienced in a broad range of matters, Max focuses his IP litigation practice on trade … [Read more...]

Fish Tank: Volume 21, Issue 7

Intellectual Property Insights from Fishman Stewart Volume 21, Issue 7 Did The U.S. Supreme Court Just Ratify Monopolies? By Barbara L. Mandell Everybody knows that a patent gives the owner a monopoly over the claimed invention. The monopoly is not, however, without limits; the invention enters the public domain twenty years from the application’s U.S. … [Read more...]

Michael Stewart Presents Award to 2021 Engineering Society of Detroit TechCentury Scholarship Winner

We were proud to sponsor the Engineering Society of Detroit (ESD) TechCentury Scholarship for 2021.  Michael Stewart had the privilege of presenting the scholarship award to Ms. Grace Zalubas at the virtual 2021 Gold Award Reception on March 17, 2021. Congratulations, Grace!         … [Read more...]

Fish Tank: Volume 21, Issue 6

  Intellectual Property Insights from Fishman Stewart Volume 21, Issue 6 TRUMP: The Trademark By Julie A. Greenberg Donald Trump made a name for himself long before his famous escalator ride to announce his presidential candidacy. Trump Steaks, Trump University, Trump Tower, even Trump Vodka: all very lucrative, … [Read more...]

Celebrating 25 Years

By Michael Stewart When Michael Fishman and I started working together, the practice of law was deeply entrenched in traditionalism. Attorneys were expected to follow a lockstep approach to compensation and advancement, with strict lines of demarcation separating partners, associates, and non-attorney professionals within a law firm. Firm leaders rebuffed efforts to invest in technological tools … [Read more...]

Fish Tank: Volume 21, Issue 5

  Intellectual Property Insights from Fishman Stewart Volume 21, Issue 5 Celebrating 25 Years By Michael Stewart When Michael Fishman and I started working together, the practice of law was deeply entrenched in traditionalism. Attorneys were expected to follow a lockstep approach to compensation and advancement, with strict … [Read more...]

Fish Tank: Volume 21, Issue 4

  Intellectual Property Insights from Fishman Stewart Volume 21, Issue 4 This Domain "Sucks" For Business By Linda Monge Callaghan The “.sucks” generic top-level domain registry has been around for several years. Recently, however, thousands of .sucks domain names have been registered, most of which incorporate famous … [Read more...]

Fish Tank: Volume 21, Issue 3

  Intellectual Property Insights from Fishman Stewart Volume 21, Issue 3 Football Squares: Patentable? By Christopher W. Wen With the NFL’s Super Bowl® just days away, we here at Fish Tank® press wanted to investigate from a patent perspective one of the most popular football fan activities: Football Squares. For … [Read more...]

Fish Tank: Volume 21, Issue 2

  Intellectual Property Insights from Fishman Stewart Volume 21, Issue 2 Building Stronger Links By Michael Fishman A break in the chain of ownership of an intellectual property (“IP”) asset can be just as fatal to its value to a potential new owner as the failure to update the chain of ownership following the sale of real … [Read more...]

Fish Tank: Volume 21, Issue 1

  Intellectual Property Insights from Fishman Stewart Volume 21, Issue 1 New Year, New Trademark Law By Zachary Grant New regulations are coming to trademarks by way of the Trademark Modernization Act of 2020 (“TMA”). The TMA was enacted on December 27, 2020, as part of the 2021 Consolidated Appropriations Act. The law … [Read more...]