John Bostany is the son of Joseph E. Bostany, a former Professor of Art at the Fashion Institute of Technology and retired President of Schwartz Liebman, Division of Cranston Print Works. Cranston is the oldest textile manufacturing company in the country and used United States manufacturing competing with tough overseas competition.
Growing up, John was fascinated by copyrights that his Dad had received on designs for which he had won coveted fashion industry Tommy Awards and which were being protected in the Federal courts. John’s Dad had provided information to United States Senators regarding the need to enact the 1976 Copyright Act.
John's first job out of Boston College Law School was for a Federal Judge in New York. John Bostany then became an Associate at a blue chip Firm that protected Trademarks for companies like Lifesavers, Jaguar Cars and the NFL.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||2016||09/29/2020|
|MN||Authorized to Practice||2014||08/10/2020|
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|Founders Day Scholar||NYU||N/A|
|Attorney||United States Courts||1998 - 1999|
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|Association of Trial Lawyers of America||Member||N/A|
|International Trademark Association||Associate Member||N/A|
|Law 360||The Bostany Law Firm PLLC protects renowned NYC speakeasy from being infringed by an out of town bar||2018|
|NY Daily News||The Bostany Law Firm PLLC reps Bachata singers' LOISADAS mark against lower east side gangster videos produced by Kanye West and Damon Dash||2015|
|NY Daily News||John Bostany protects women's magazine against male version using same mark||2005|
|NY Post||John Bostany investigates Tupac assasination||2003|
|NY Daily News||John Bostany advances Trademark case against Playboy||2002|
|Boston College Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|New York University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
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