Invicta Attorney Alina Morris has been reappointed to the International Trademark Association’s (INTA) Trademark Office Practices Committee for 2012-2013. INTA is a not-for-profit membership association of more than 5,900 trademark owners, professionals and academics dedicated to the support and advancement of trademarks and related intellectual property as elements of fair and effective global commerce. http://www.inta.org/
Invicta serves creative organizations and people.
Human creativity is the ultimate economic resource.Richard Florida
A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something.Frank Capra
We are not creatures of circumstance; we are creators of circumstance.Benjamin Disraeli
What is now proved was once only imagined.William Blake
I don’t want a lawyer to tell me what I cannot do. I hire him to tell me how to do what I want to do.J.P. Morgan
Creation is a drug I can’t do without.Cecil B. Demille
Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.John F. Kennedy
Don’t play what is there, play what’s not there.Miles Davis
Invicta lawyer Steve Edmiston served as an expert panelist at the June 29, 2011, Zino Entertainment Investment Forum, a Zino Society first-ever event bringing thought leaders, angel investors, venture capitalists, and entrepreneurs together, and featuring gaming, mobile and film companies and projects. http://www.zinosociety.com/calendar/1792/ ; http://www.cathihatch.com/2011/07/let-us-entertain-you.html.
Steve Edmiston on two panels at 2011 Seattle International Film Festival / Women in Film Filmmaker ForumsJuly 5th, 2011
n May 31, 2011, Invicta lawyer Steve Edmiston served as a co-moderator and panelist on two recent SIFF/WIF panels – the first, “Alternative Media Distribution,” and the second, “Crowd Sourcing and Film Finance.” Steve’s panel was co-moderated by the wonderful Virginia Bogert; and co-panelists included Sue Corcoran, director and Susan LaSalle, producer (Ira Finkelstein’s Christmas); Ward Serrill (Heart of the Game); Scilla Andreen, CEO & co-founder of Indieflix.com; Ben Dobins, Dead Gentlemen Productions/ Zombie Orpheus Entertainment (Journey Quest); Rick Stevenson ( Official Best of Fest); and Kellie Ann Benz (The Shorts Report).
Invicta is proud to recognize and congratulate Mark Jordan who was just named a Super Lawyer for 2011 for his corporate, intellectual property and entertainment practice. Super Lawyer magazine names attorneys in each state who received the highest point totals, as chosen by their peers and through independent research.
Congratulations to Invicta client Sir Mix-a-Lot, whose music video “Carz” has exceeded 1 million views on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwII0k2bSpM
Invicta is proud to share that attorney Steve Edmiston has accepted an appointment to the faculty of the Seattle Film Institute’s new Masters of Arts in Producing for Film program, where he will teach MAFP 553, “The Business of Filmmaking,” including an overview of all aspects entertainment law as applied in the world of the film producer.
Congratulations to Invicta client Mighty-O Donuts, LLC. Mighty-O will compete against Top Pot Donuts on the Food Network special, Challenge: Donut Champions. The competition airs on April 10, 2011, at 8 p.m.
Invicta lawyer Steve Edmiston’s feature film (writer, co-producer) Crimes of the Past, starring David Rasche, Elizabeth Rohm, and Eric Roberts, premiered on the Lifetime Movie Network February 13, 2011 – more screenings scheduled through March!
Invicta attorney Mark Jordan will speak at the WSBA-CLE Conference Center at Century Square on Thursday, March 24, 2011. His topic is David vs. Goliath: How to Hold Your Own Against the Big Firms. The event address is 1501 Fourth Avenue, Suite 308, Seattle, and begins at 8:30 a.m.
Invicta lawyers Mark Jordan and Steve Edmiston attended the 2011 American International Toy Fair in New York – congratulations to some great Northwest companies (established and new) at the Toy Fair including IndieFlix, Sandstorm, Discovery Bay Games, ToySmith, Find It!, The Wonder Forge, SmartLab, Ballpark Classics, and Doekai Games.