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Brands in the Stanley Warner Family

April 2nd, 2010 · No Comments

We ran across an old ad for Stanley Warner, the film company and conglomerate. S.H. Fabian was President of the company in 1964; they had offices at 1585 Broadway in New York. They are a great example of the conglomerate era, where disparate businesses were assembled for no particular reason other than the whims of […]

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A Great Look at Cat’s Paw

January 4th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Our reader, Bill O’Neill of the St. Louis firm of Senniger Powers LLP, alerted us to this image from a 1930’s Cat’s Paw package. It was the image that was filed with the USPTO when the trademark was renewed in 2006. We have to say, shoes are much better (and less slippery) when they have […]

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What Happened to Cat’s Paw Heels?

January 1st, 2010 · 26 Comments

First used in 1904, Cat’s Paw is one of the great American brands. The cat, according to the book Symbols of America, was designed by Lucian Bernhard for the Cat’s Paw Company of Baltimore. Bernhard is a famed German graphic designer who is best known for the font Bernhard, and his style of poster-making. When […]

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Remembering Melvin Cohen of Presto Cooker Fame

December 29th, 2008 · No Comments

Melvin Cohen

We just wanted to make sure BrandlandUSA’s readers remember the late Melvin S. Cohen, who died Dec. 16 at age 90. Cohen, father of the Fry Baby and Salad Shooter, was chairman of National Presto Industries, at ticker (NYSE: NPK). A great obituary of him is in the Eau Claire, Wisconsin Leader-Telegram; click on the […]

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