MBA student Simon Tam's dispute with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office over an application to trademark the name of his band, The Slants, is receiving attention from major networks including BBC World News, NPR and Time.
School of Business
JD, Willamette University College of Law
Joel has more than 18 years' experience as an attorney, specifically in the areas of real estate and business. His breadth of experience include stints with the U.S. Department of Justice, small and medium-sized law firms, and as vice president and general counsel of a privately held real estate investment company.
- Expertise includes handling business and legal aspects of acquisitions, dispositions and operations, as well as handling infrastructure contracts for development and entitlements