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.
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Laurence has 25 years of experience in the corporate and government sectors of our economy in the fields of project management, finance and accounting, customer and energy service, and training and development of employees. For the past 20 years he has volunteered for a number of non-profit groups and serves on a number of non-profit boards, primarily with environmental and educational interests.
He currently teaches MBA 522 (Financial Methods II) at Marylhurst University. Laurence holds an MBA, an MS in Technology Management and an MA in Economics. He's working on a Ph.D. in economics.