James “Jamie” Hastings is an attorney with the law firm of Rothwell Figg, specializing in trademark law and brand protection. Jamie is also a leader of the NCS Manchester chapter.
Jamie has more than twenty years of experience representing healthcare, technology, and consumer goods clients in all facets of trademark law and brand protection. Previously, he served as in-house counsel to the Vermont Country Store, a well-known U.S. catalog and e-commerce retailer. He is the editor of the online publication, Trademark Opposition Lawyer, a digital guide about contested proceedings before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB), as well as The Trademark Interview, a digital publication and podcast that features practical insight from leading global trademark and brand protection professionals. Jamie is also an approved mediator of the International Trademark Association Panel of Mediators.
In addition to serving as a leader of NCS Manchester, Jamie serves as Senior Warden of Zion Episcopal Church in Manchester, VT.
Jamie was born and raised in Ridgefield, CT. He has a B.A from Fordham University and his J.D. from Western New England University School of Law.