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
MBA, Marylhurst University
BS, Multnomah Bible College
In addition to Rick's 20 years of professional business management experience, he has 11 years of teaching experience. He has taught courses in ethical leadership, operations management, marketing, human resources management, and business policy and strategy, to name a few. He has taught abroad at the United Arab Emirates and authored a book titled Real Corporate Assets. Additionally, Rick has professional experience in marketing, supply chain management and operations.