Business Briefs for March 30 through April 1 |

Business Briefs for March 30 through April 1

IP firm off to strong start; Money Smart Week coming; New director at SEL

Maschoff Gilmore & Israelsen is off to a strong start

According to a press release, the new intellectual property law firm in Park City, Maschoff Gilmore & Israelsen, announced on March 23 that the firm is already responsible for thousands of patent and trademark cases. Open only ten weeks, MGI is already handling over 1,150 pending U.S. patent applications and 750 active U.S. trademarks and trademark applications. The firm’s international practice is also thriving with over 2,000 foreign patent and trademark matters, which are being handled in virtually every country in the global marketplace.

Money Smart Week comes to Park City Library

Money Smart Week is from April 3 through April 9 this year. The campaign helps raise awareness of way businesses and community members can manage their finances. It began as a coordinated effort of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and the Money Smart Advisory Council. In 2010 Money Smart Week partnered with the American Library Association to launch "Money Smart Week @ your library" nationally. Park City Library has partnered with Chase Bank and Centro Hispano to offer two free programs during Money Smart Week. The first program will be on "Keeping Your Personal Finances Secure" and the second on "Filing your Taxes." Both programs will take place on Tuesday, April 5, at 6:30 p.m. at the Park City Library

Stein Eriksen Lodge has new head of sales and marketing

According to a press release, Stein Eriksen Lodge has appointed Timothy Rutland as the new director of sales & marketing. Rutland, with more than 20 years of hospitality experience in both independent and branded properties, is responsible for implementing sales and marketing strategies to drive business to Stein Eriksen Lodge and The Chateaux at Silver Lake; both properties managed are by Stein Eriksen Lodge Management Corporation. Rutland comes to Stein Eriksen Lodge after working for many years for Ritz-Carlton at the Half Moon Bay, Calif., Phoenix, Ariz., and Marina Del Rey, Calif., properties; L’Ermitage Beverly Hills and most recently as the director of sales & marketing at The Beverly Hilton, Beverly Hills, Calif. Rutland is a graduate of New York University.