As a kid growing up, it never occurred to me that my family’s company could be threatened by another company. That all changed when my dad came home from work one day very concerned about a new blog that was launched by Chipotle Mexican Grill and The Huffington Post. For weeks I watched as he […]
By: Timothy Fitzgerald Young Trademark law is little bit like tax law; few understand it and there is an industry of accountants, government employees and attorneys dedicated to interpreting, litigating, and resolving conflicts. For small and large business owners alike, trademarks are one of the most valuable tools one can utilize to protect a […]
Timothy Young talks to Vic McCarty about his concerns with the Huffington Post and Chipotle Mexican Grill, and why brand and trademark are important to small businesses like Food for Thought. Click the link below to listen to the full interview. Timothy Young Trademark Interview; WMKT with Vic McCarty
Corporate giants Huffington Post, owned by AOL, and food chain Chipotle Mexican Grill have collaborated on a new blog about food named Food for Thought. A small eighteen-year-old food company in Northern Michigan, however, trademarked the name Food for Thought years ago, and has been writing a blog about food for some time. Is this […]
Food for Thought VERSUS Huffington Post and Chipotle Dear Food For Thought Friends: We need your help! A large corporate entity is infringing on our trademark. It does not make it easier that they are an entity I respect, and it is for a good cause. It is infringement just the same. The Huffington Post […]
I’ll be a judge at the World Mustard Competition in Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin on January 31st. The winners in 19 categories, from Sweet Hot to Classic Dijon, will receive awards at The Awards at Black Stallion Winery in Napa on March 13. The Competition garnered more than 300 entries from seven countries in 2008.
Timothy Young talks about organics, Fair Trade and the philosophical foundation of Food For Thought as a guest on Come to the Table hosted by Stephen Stewart on WJR in Detroit.
As we move through life, many of us touch other people in little ways that, unknown to us, have a truly profound impact on their lives. It can go both ways in terms of positive or negative impact, but the point is they are little gestures that are often insignificant and soon forgotten by the […]
For over 30 years, Vegetarian Times has been at the forefront of the healthy living movement, providing delicious recipes, expert wellness information and environmentally sound lifestyle solutions to a wide variety of individuals. The Vegetarian Times Taste Test is a part of the “This Just In” section of the magazine that focuses on vital food, […]
Compost happens. That’s the beauty of the wonderful way nature disposes of its dead, be it leaf, animal, the old oak tree in your front yard or you and I. It’s the best model for “zero waste” disposal, period. In nature, nothing goes to waste. It’s a perfect circle of life. The death of a […]