2017 Licensing Show

Several members of Ferdinand IP will once again be attending the upcoming 2017 Licensing Expo in Las Vegas, the world’s largest and most important conference dedicated to licensing and merchandising...(click here for contact info)

Michael Jordan (finally) wins trademark battle

After a lawsuit that has lasted five years, Michael Jordan has finally been given the rights to the Chinese version of his name.

China’s Supreme People’s Court, the highest in the country, ruled last week that the NBA superstar can have his name 乔丹 (pronounced “Chee-ow-dahn”) back from retailer and family run business Qiaodan Sports. The company is based in Fujian province...(read more)

US IP boutique launches arbitration practice group

Three industry veterans join forces to offer arbitration services to US intellectual property clients.

US intellectual property law boutique firm Ferdinand IP, with offices in New York, California and Connecticut, has formed an arbitration practice group, to be led by industry veterans Tom HalketJed Ferdinand and Ted Weitz, all of whom are senior lawyers....